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1989 (Taylor's Version) Fan Scholarship

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1 winner$1,989
Application Deadline
Aug 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Oct 25, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners

We are in the last couple of months of 2023, and one can easily say this was the year of Taylor Swift. Near the end of 2022 came her tenth studio album, "Midnights." And this year came her iconic Era's Tour and her movie, which have both shattered records. She won multiple awards at the Grammys, MTV, iHeartRadio, and more, all while taking the internet by storm.

Our previous Taylor Swift scholarship was a fan-favorite after many of you voted for 1989 as your favorite album during our March Madness competition. And guess what? It's back! We are so excited for the release of 1989 (Taylor's Version), and we wanted to open another scholarship worth $1989. We are stoked to commemorate this moment with one of Taylor Swift's best albums to date—and we hope you are too!

Taylor Swift's iconic "1989 (Taylor's Version)" has not just been a musical experience but an emotional journey for many. From its soulful songs to its upbeat pop anthems, the album has resonated with fans from all walks of life.

This scholarship is tailored (pun intended) for those who have been moved, inspired, or simply can't stop jamming to "1989 (Taylor's Version)". Any student at any education level with any GPA is eligible to apply for this scholarship. The only requirement is that you are a fan of Taylor Swift!

To apply, just tell us about any 1989 (Taylor's Version) song(s) that has resonated with your 2023 so far. Feel free to cite specific lyrics from Taylor's music and write about how they speak to you. 

**Note: this scholarship runs on a rolling deadline, but it's best to apply the earliest you can!**

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Rolling Deadline. This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying earlier will have a greater chance of winning. It'll be awarded on October 25, 2024.
Published October 27, 2023
Essay Topic

If your year so far had a soundtrack, what song (or songs) from 1989 (Taylor's Version) would be on it and why?

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Aug 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Oct 25, 2024.