Vanessa Muza Teskey was an extraordinary writer who was passionate about advancing women’s rights.
Vanessa wanted young women to be empowered to pursue their dreams, make an impact on the world, and make their voices heard through writing.
This scholarship seeks to help one female student who is an aspiring writer or journalist pursue her education and make a difference in the world.
Any female student who is a high school senior and is interested in pursuing a degree in writing, journalism, or a related field may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us what type of impact you think writing can make and how it can create positive change in the world.
What sort of impact do you think writing can make in the effort to make positive change in the world?
The application deadline is Jan 18, 2022. Winners will be announced on Feb 19, 2022.
The scholarship award is $1,000.
The winner will be publicly announced on Feb 19, 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.