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TEAM ROX Scholarship

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1 winner$1,500
Application Deadline
May 22, 2024
Winners Announced
Jun 22, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate student
3.0 or higher
Volunteering experience

This scholarship is in memory of an incredible spouse, parent, and grandparent who touched countless lives during her time on earth.

She valued selflessness above all else, devoting her life to helping other people achieve their goals and unlock their true potential. Today’s students who embody these generous values will be the leaders and changemakers of their generation, creating positive change for years to come.

This scholarship aims to support students who have exhibited the skills and values of helping others become their best selves.

Any undergraduate student who has volunteering experience and at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship opportunity.

To apply, tell us how you have developed your skills and made it your purpose and passion in life to help others.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published December 8, 2023
Essay Topic

Please describe how you have developed your skills and made it your purpose and passion to help others be their best.

400–600 words

Winners and Finalists

Winning Application

Molly Hunter
Appalachian State UniversityBOONE, NC
My odyssey in Social Work is a testament to a relentless pursuit of excellence fueled by an insatiable ambition, an unwavering drive, and an unyielding commitment to making a profound impact on the lives of others. At the heart of this journey is my transformative experience as a volunteer at OASIS, a sanctuary for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, where I have evolved from a mere participant to a dynamic force for positive change. Ambition propels me beyond conventional boundaries. It is not only a desire for personal success; rather, it is a force that compels me to constantly strive for more, to challenge myself, and to reach new heights. This ambition finds its purpose in the pursuit of a degree in Social Work, where every step is guided by the goal to emulate the selfless spirit of the individual commemorated by this scholarship. The drive within me is a relentless engine that propels me forward, urging me to push beyond the ordinary and make a lasting impact. It is this drive that has shaped my commitment to exceeding the expectations of a future Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). My academic journey reflected in a commendable 3.8 GPA, is a deliberate choice to leverage education as a potent catalyst for societal change. At the heart of my impact is my role at OASIS, where I cease to be just a volunteer at the front desk. Instead, I have become a catalyst for transformation, leveraging every opportunity to develop skills that transcend the traditional boundaries of volunteer work. I have cultivated an ability to empathize deeply with those facing adversity, communicate persuasively to foster a supportive environment and collaborate effectively with diverse groups of individuals. My drive is not confined to routine tasks; it propels me to empower survivors to reclaim control over their lives and navigate their paths toward healing. Beyond the confines of the classroom, my ambition extends to a commitment to become a driving force in the field of social work. This scholarship serves as a gateway to amplifying my impact and pioneering innovative solutions for the complex challenges faced by individuals affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. It is a recognition of my drive to not only excel academically but to be a trailblazer in creating tangible, positive change. In essence, my ambition, drive, and impactful actions define me as a candidate uniquely aligned with the core values of this scholarship. I am not content with merely helping; I am determined to lead, inspire, and leave an indelible legacy of positive change. This scholarship is not just a financial investment in my education; it is an investment in a future leader and change-maker committed to making a significant impact on the lives of those in need. Choosing me as a recipient is choosing to invest in the limitless potential of ambition, the unstoppable force of drive, and the enduring power of impactful change. The support from this scholarship could be a major help in my goal to attend graduate school so that I can fulfill my dreams of helping others to the best of my ability.


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is May 22, 2024. Winners will be announced on Jun 22, 2024.

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