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Social Anxiety Step Forward Scholarship

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1 winner$500
In Review
Application Deadline
Jul 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Aug 1, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Anxiety disorder

Social anxiety can be incredibly difficult for people to live with and work through, making all aspects of life complicated.

While college can be an overwhelming experience for any student, the significant life changes it brings about, and the social situation it presents can be particularly challenging for learners who struggle with anxiety, often holding them back from their goals.

This scholarship seeks to support students with social anxiety who are pursuing higher education in spite of the obstacles they face.

Anyone with social anxiety who is seeking higher education is encouraged to apply for this scholarship, however, preference will be given to those who have dealt with selective mutism in particular.

To apply, tell us briefly how social anxiety has affected you, how you were diagnosed, and why pursuing a college or trade school education is important to you.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published February 27, 2024
Essay Topic

How has your experience with anxiety affected you? Why is pursuing a college degree important to you?

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

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

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