So much of what makes college special takes place outside of the classroom — meals out with friends, attending a local show, heading to a competition with your sports team, spending breaks with friends in a new country, and more.
These pursuits outside of the classroom not only created my fondest memories and most impactful experiences, but they have also served me well in my career.
Unfortunately, while many college students get their tuition covered by need-based scholarships, that aid typically does not extend to cover activities outside the classroom. That means many low-income students miss out on some of the best parts of college.
This scholarship is my small way of giving back to the next generation of students in the hopes that they can live the entire college experience to its fullest.
It will be awarded to a low-income college student who has a track record of social engagement through their extracurricular activities (e.g. student council, community service, dance/sports, etc.).
While not required, first-generation applicants will be preferred.
How are your experiences outside of the classroom contributing to your college experience, your skills, and your career goals?
The application deadline is Feb 2, 2021. Winners will be announced on Mar 3, 2021.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on Mar 3, 2021. 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.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.