Owning a dog is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have, bringing years of joy and happiness to individuals and families around the world.
Their unconditional love, companionship, and support can truly make a difference in your life. All pets can bring happiness to the lives of their owners, but dogs make especially great companions. 38.4% of households in the US have at least one dog, making dogs the most popular pet.
This scholarship aims to honor our incredible furry friends and their loving owners by awarding one student $500 to put towards their education.
Any high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who’s a US citizen or permanent legal resident and has been impacted by a dog may apply.
How has a dog changed your life?
The application deadline is Aug 15, 2022. Winners will be announced on Sep 15, 2022.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on Sep 15, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.