AMPLIFY Immigrant Students Scholarship

Funded by
Steph Smith
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$500
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Nov 1, 2021
Winners Announced
Nov 30, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Status:
First generation immigrant student
Status:
First generation immigrant student

Immigrants, regardless of where they are from, are tasked with the difficult task of assimilating to their new home and can encounter difficulties including discrimination, getting employment approval, and more. However, immigrants bring incredible new perspectives and skills that shouldn’t be overlooked -- they should be celebrated. In fact, as of 2018, 55% Of America's unicorns had an immigrant founder.

This scholarship is here for first-generation immigrant students to pursue higher education. In order to qualify for this scholarship, please write a short 500-word essay on your unique story and what you hope to achieve in the coming years.

This scholarship is part of a 12-part, AMPLIFY Scholarship Series, spanning topics including women in tech, continuous learning, environmental science, and more. These scholarships are announced quarterly and awarded monthly throughout 2021. Follow along here!

Diversity and Inclusion
Selection Criteria:
Essay, Ambition, Impact, Leadership
$500
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Nov 1, 2021
Winners Announced
Nov 30, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

What is your unique story of immigration and how has that impacted who you are today? What are your future aspirations and how can this scholarship help you achieve them?

400–600 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Nov 1, 2021. Winners will be announced on Nov 30, 2021.