We try and let you know when we find out about scholarship opportunities available for your students. Here are a couple new ones:
- Walter Morales Scholarship for Urban Education Improvement
This scholarship is available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a University or High School, and have plans to attend a University. The scholarship is meant to bring awareness to the issues facing urban schools and ways to improve upon them.
Here is some brief information about our scholarship:
· This is a one-time award of $5,000
· Deadline for this scholarship is February 15, 2022
· A winner will be announced by March 15, 2022
All of the details and criteria can be found on our page: https://waltermoralesscholarship.com/walter-morales-scholarship/
2. The 1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship
For the 2022 academic year, the Foundation intends to award at least two merit-based scholarships. The size of the individual grants is determined on the basis of tuition remaining after considering all other forms of tuition assistance obtained by the scholar.
Requirements to Apply: • An up to date official transcript from the current school
• Indicate a commitment to the Foundation’s Pledge
• All required application questions must be answered and fields completed
• Applicant must be living in the United States but is not required to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident• The college or university must be in the United States
• GPA must be at least 3.7 unweighted, 4.0 weighted Application
Deadline: After 250 complete applications are received or February 1, 2022, whichever occurs first.
The Foundation considers the applicant’s high school academic record, leadership and community service activities, and letters of recommendation. Applicants are also assessed on the alignment of their values with the Foundation’s values as it relates to their intention to fulfill their Pledge to the Foundation.
While receiving a scholarship from the Foundation, scholars are required to attend the Foundation’s annual Gathering. During this event, scholars will have a chance to meet other scholars, graduates, and directors. They will also participate in personal development and learning sessions aimed at preparing them for academic, career, and life goals. The 2022 Gathering is planned for July 28 – August 1, 2022, in Michigan. All reasonable costs to attend the Gathering are covered by the Foundation.
Applicants are required to make the following pledge:
In consideration of the 1 for 2 Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) making this scholarship grant, I pledge to support the mission of the Foundation to build a community of scholars who are dedicated to being life-long learners by:
a) participating in the annual Foundation Gathering while receiving my scholarship,
b) supporting my fellow Foundation Scholars’ academic and career goals during my lifetime, and
c) paying for a comparable scholarship grant for two persons, who are not related to me by blood, adoption, or marriage, during my lifetime
Application link: Apply Now – 1 for 2 Education Foundation – https://www.1for2edu.com/scholarship/