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“The Office” Obsessed! Fan Scholarship

Funded by
$500
1 winner$500
Open
Application Deadline
Jul 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Sep 8, 2024
Education Level
Any
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners

'Sometimes I'll start a sentence, and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way.' - Michael Scott. 

If this ever-resonating sentiment makes you smile or nod in agreement, it's clear you've been captivated by the inimitable charm of "The Office."

Nestled amidst the paperwork and sales calls of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton branch lies a treasure trove of characters who have become more than just television personalities - they've become our colleagues, friends, and sometimes, mirrors to our own quirks. Beyond the humor and the notorious pranks, "The Office" holds a unique mirror to the comedic, absurd, and deeply touching elements of daily work life.

Have you found parallels between your ambitions and Jim's pranks? Or perhaps you've channeled the sheer perseverance of Dwight at times? Dive deep into the heart of Scranton's quirkiest office and tell us which character you see a bit of yourself in, and reflect on how the show might've subtly (or overtly) shaped your humor or understanding of workplace dynamics.

Whether you're a seasoned fan re-watching the series for the umpteenth time or a newbie discovering the magic, students at all education levels are welcome to apply. Given our rolling deadline, those who submit earlier might just catch our attention faster. So, don your World's Best Boss mug, embrace your inner Schrute, and seize this opportunity!

Note: This scholarship is not endorsed by or affiliated with NBC, the creators, or any entities associated with "The Office." It stands as an independent celebration of the show's unforgettable impact on fans and students alike.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Passion
Rolling Deadline. This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying earlier will have a greater chance of winning. It'll be awarded on September 8, 2024.
Published September 9, 2023
Essay Topic

Which character do you resonate most with from "The Office" and why? How has the show shaped your sense of humor or perspective on workplace dynamics?

200–600 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Jul 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Sep 8, 2024.