“Be the Change” Essay Scholarship

Funded by
$1,000
2 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
5
Application Deadline
Oct 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Nov 1, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
GPA:
3.3 or higher
Education Level:
Undergraduate student
School Type:
HBCU
Background:
Community service or volunteering experience
GPA:
Education Level:
School Type:
Background:
3.3 or higher
Undergraduate student
HBCU
Community service or volunteering experience

Paying it forward is extremely important in regard to seeing the change you want to see in the world. 

There are more than one hundred Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States that have the power to change the lives of the thousands of students that walk their halls. At these schools, students from all backgrounds are able to expand their knowledge, pursue their dreams, and be the change they want to see in the world.

This scholarship seeks to support students who are attending HBCUs so that they can achieve their dreams of higher education.

Any undergraduate student attending an HBCU who has at least a 3.3 GPA and has community service or leadership experience may apply for this scholarship.

To apply, submit a 750-1,000-word essay telling us about how your experience giving back/serving has shaped your perspective on humanity and how these experiences affected your career choice and future goals.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Community
Published May 1, 2023
$1,000
2 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
5
Application Deadline
Oct 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Nov 1, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Please explain how your experience volunteering and participating in community service has shaped your perspective on humanity. Elaborate on how these experiences have influenced your future ambitions and career choice.

750–1000 words