“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller
With so many problems in today’s world, staying positive and living with optimism can feel impossible. Maintaining a positive attitude through all of the tough times in your life is a difficult but important task.
This scholarship seeks to encourage students to live their lives with optimism, hope, and joy.
Any student dedicated to staying optimistic throughout all of life’s trials may apply for this scholarship. To apply, tell us how you have stayed optimistic during difficult times, and what you have learned by doing so.
How have you stayed optimistic through tough times and what has that taught you?
The application deadline is Jul 14, 2022. Winners will be announced on Aug 14, 2022.
The scholarship award is $500 per winner.
The winner will be publicly announced on Aug 14, 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.
If you have any questions about this scholarship or the Bold.org platform, just email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.