Connect to the world, sharpen your mind, and discover yourself!
For the adventurous student, starting your college experience with a semester or two in another country is an amazing way to combine serious classroom academics with cultural-immersion as you begin your college journey.
We've partnered with Verto Education to make that future possible for current high school seniors. With Verto, you'll start your college experience abroad in an epic destination while staying on track to graduate in 4 years. You can also use your Verto app to gain admission to Verto’s 70+ partner colleges, where your course credits will transfer seamlessly!
All high school seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a strong interest in studying abroad are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
By applying, you'll connect with the Verto Education team to learn more about how to start college with a semester in Italy, Argentina, Costa Rica, and more!
This scholarship will have rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying within earlier application windows will have a greater chance of winning the award.
The application deadline is Jun 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jul 1, 2022.
The scholarship award is $1,000 per winner.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jul 1, 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 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.