If you could use $500 to put towards your education (and who couldn’t?), write your 600-word memoir for Zinch. Mega author Jonathan Safran Foer–author of Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (which you can begin reading for a limited time on Figment here)–will be judging the entries. You have until March 31 to enter. Good luck, Figs!