Snap Finance looks to give equal opportunities to people of all backgrounds and support all learners with their educational journeys, respectively.
Access to education is a major component in helping those in low-income or marginalized communities get the foundation needed to succeed. Student debt can feel insurmountable. Snap Finance wants to help those students who are most in need to reach their brighter future.
The Snap Finance “Funding the Future” Scholarship was created to support one student from a low-income background completing their 3rd or 4th year of study in areas that support the Financial Technology Industry including: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Business, Finance, Law, and Marketing.
While not required, students who are first-generation college students, BIPOC, Veterans, Non-traditional students, Differently-abled, and/or from the LGBTQ+ community or other marginalized groups are highly encouraged to apply.
To apply, write a bit about yourself, why you chose your area of study and how you plan to use your education to make a difference.
Tell us a bit about yourself. Why did you choose your area of study? How do you plan to use your education to make a difference in the world or the workforce?
The application deadline is Jan 7, 2022. Winners will be announced on Feb 7, 2022.
The scholarship award is $15,015.
The winner will be publicly announced on Feb 7, 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 email@example.com and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.