Straive "Remembering Marva Collins" Scholarship

Funded by
Straive
$4,867
1st winner$975
2nd winner$973
3rd winner$973
4th winner$973
Awarded
Winners
5
Finalists
11
Application Deadline
Mar 14, 2022
Winners Announced
Apr 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate
2
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate sophomore or junior
Race:
Black
Career Goals:
Must have plans to become an educator
Education Level:
Race:
Career Goals:
Undergraduate sophomore or junior
Black
Must have plans to become an educator

Marva Collins was a pioneer in education who was passionate about learning and spreading access to knowledge.

Collins founded the Westside Preparatory School in Chicago and enrolled children who had been considered “unteachable” or “problem” students. She employed unique methods to help her students succeed.

This scholarship aims to help Black undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in education so they can focus on their university training and be prepared to help their future students.  

Any Black college sophomore or junior who is planning to become an educator may apply for this scholarship

To apply, tell us about what inspired you to pursue a future as an educator.

The scholarship will have 5 winners:

1st Place - $2,000

1 Second Place - $1,000

3 Honorable Mentions - $500

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published December 15, 2021
$4,867
1st winner$975
2nd winner$973
3rd winner$973
4th winner$973
Awarded
Winners
5
Finalists
11
Application Deadline
Mar 14, 2022
Winners Announced
Apr 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate
2
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Marva Collins wrote, "Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." Tell us about a moment or an idea that sparked your ambition to become an educator.

400–600 words