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Grassroot Heroics Scholarship

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Anthony Tran
1 winner$1,500
Application Deadline
Sep 15, 2024
Winners Announced
Oct 15, 2024
Education Level
High School
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior

The hero’s journey describes a universal arc of personal growth through the experience of facing significant obstacles, daunting setbacks, and uncertain outcomes. 

In facing our personal challenges, we can discover individual greatness that lies within each of us. A career, much like life, should not be limited to a single pathway. Being on your own hero’s journey requires adaptability and openness to change in your professional pursuits. 

This scholarship aims to empower students to pursue diverse career paths and embrace the uncertainty of an unwritten future and the potential of great opportunity. 

Any high school senior in Oregon may apply for this scholarship, whether they plan to attend college, learn a trade, earn a technical certification, or enroll in a professional training program. 

To apply, tell us about the challenges you have faced in high school, how you worked through these obstacles, and how your growth journey has impacted you and affected your professional goals.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published June 13, 2024
Essay Topic

Describe the most significant challenge(s) you faced during the last four years of school. Explain what actions you took to understand and overcome these obstacles. Reflect on how this journey of growth has impacted you and what role it plays in your professional pursuits.

600–800 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Sep 15, 2024. Winners will be announced on Oct 15, 2024.