MyEdu Offers Up $10,000 In Tuition To Student

Austin's MyEdu is looking to help college students looking to relieve the burden of school on their pocketbooks today, saying it has launched a $10,000 tuition sweepstakes. The startup, which is backed by the University of Texas System and Bain Capital Ventures, said it will award $10,000 to one student for their Fall 2013 tuition, plus give away $100 Amazon gift card every week to members who join the site. MyEdu operates an online site with schedule planning tools, course information, and an online professional profile aimed at prospective employers. MyEdu said that college students interested in entering its sweepstakes have to fill out a profile on the site, including specific information to qualify.