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Simon Strong Scholarship

Funded by
1 winner$500
Application Deadline
Aug 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Sep 1, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
2.5 or higher
Non-profit or volunteering experience

Everyone deserves a fair chance at furthering their education and pursuing their dreams. 

Unfortunately, access to education often isn’t equal, with students from underserved communities often facing adversity that more privileged peers don’t have to confront. Simon M. Humphrey was passionate about helping people who wanted to further enhance their knowledge, regardless of their background. 

This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Simon M. Humphrey by supporting underrepresented students along their educational journey.

Any BIPOC high school, undergraduate, or graduate student who has non-profit or volunteering experience and at least a 2.5 GPA may apply for this scholarship opportunity.

To apply, tell us about a time when you faced adversity, how this experience shaped you, and what advice you would give to someone facing the same circumstances.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published February 23, 2024
Essay Topic

Everyone faces adversity in their life. Tell us about you and about a time that you faced adversity. How did you overcome adversity? How did this adversity shape you? What advice would you give to someone facing the same circumstances?

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Aug 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Sep 1, 2024.