Perseverance Pays Scholarship

$1,000
2 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
9
Application Deadline
Aug 15, 2022
Winners Announced
Sep 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school student or undergraduate at a trade school or community college
State:
North Carolina
Education Level:
State:
High school student or undergraduate at a trade school or community college
North Carolina

Many students have not had an easy road in life, often making it difficult or impossible to pursue higher education. 

From challenges related to mental health, difficult family situations, financial struggles, or physical ailments, it can feel like the odds are stacked against you. Having the perseverance to keep trying despite facing obstacles is what makes a student resilient and this persistence deserves recognition. 

This scholarship aims to support students who are attending a community college or a technical or trade school in North Carolina. 

Any current undergraduate student at a community college or trade school or high school student who will attend a trade school or community college in North Carolina may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, submit an essay OR video telling us about a challenging situation you’ve faced, its impact on you, and how you kept going.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published March 25, 2022
$1,000
2 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
9
Application Deadline
Aug 15, 2022
Winners Announced
Sep 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Perseverance is the ability to keep trying even when things become difficult. Describe a challenging situation you have faced, how it affected your ability to pursue your dreams, and how you found the strength to keep trying.

0–600 words