Foreclosure.com will be awarding six scholarships in an essay contest. The top prize is $5,000. The second through fifth place winners will receive $1,000 each. To enter, you must write an essay explaining what initiatives/creative ideas a political leader should use to help stimulate the U.S. housing market and stem foreclosures. The essay should be between 800 and 2,000 words. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2012. Read more about the Foreclosure.com scholarship.