John Young 'Pursue Your Passion' Scholarship

$5,000
5 winners, $1,000 each
Open
Application Deadline
May 24, 2024
Winners Announced
May 31, 2024
Education Level
Any
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners

This scholarship was established by the Cochener family, and honors the legacy of John Young, who describes him as follows: “He was a fighter pilot at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack; after the War he went to MIT, earned a degree in aerospace engineering, and joined the Von Braun team at Redstone Arsenal building Saturn V rockets for the Apollo program. He was always my inspiration to pursue my professional dreams.”

This scholarship program seeks to award a scholarship to high achieving students who desire to create a professional impact in their chosen field of interest. In an essay format, applicants explain why they've chosen their field of interest, how they desire to create an impact, and any personal beliefs that will help them achieve their professional passion. This scholarship program is made possible with the generosity of the Cochener Family.

Any student may apply for this scholarship opportunity.

To apply, write an essay of no more than 500 words telling us why you’re pursuing your chosen field, how you hope to make a difference, and your personal goals and motivations for achieving your dreams.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published March 25, 2024
$5,000
5 winners, $1,000 each
Open
Application Deadline
May 24, 2024
Winners Announced
May 31, 2024
Education Level
Any
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners