“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 Apr 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on Apr 30, 2022.
The scholarship award is $500.
The winner will be publicly announced on Apr 30, 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.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
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.