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 per winner.
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.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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.