Scholarship Newsletter - Issue 78 | Frank

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Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

This scholarship was launched to help students understand the negative effects of too much screen time. Numerous studies have shown a correlation between the mind and body deterioration to the time spent in front of a screen.

Application Requirements:

  • To apply, student applicants are encouraged to submit a short essay (140 words) that relates to technology addiction 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To qualify, students must be:
    • Enrolled as a high school, undergraduate or graduate students
    • U.S. citizen or legal resident

Deadline: January 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

Easy Scholarship: Share a Card and Support a Friend

For this scholarship, DoSomething.org partnered up with the Taco Bell Foundation and Live Más Scholarship. DoSomething.org initiates campaigns all year round and has encouraged millions of young people transform their communities.

Application requirements:

  • Students are encouraged to create and share a card to help their friend build a community to achieve their dreams

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Anyone interested in applying must be 25 years old or younger 

Deadline: January 6th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $5,000

Express Medical Supply Scholarship

Aside from providing this scholarship, Express Medical Supply is a trusted provider of Roho cushions, catheter bags, shower chairs, among other medical supplies. The goal of this scholarship is to contribute to higher education and learning by offering financial assistance to those students in need. 

Application requirements:

  • Submit a meme about “A day in the life of a college student” and in no more than 280 words, explain how the meme illustrates the prompt

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to part-time and full-time college students 

Deadline: January 6th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $500

One Earth Youth Filmmakers Contest

Located in the Midwest, the One Earth Film Festival creates opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The festival organizers engages private, public and non-profit sector community partners in the sponsorship and production of the film festival.

Application Requirements:

  • Students are required to submit a video between 3-8 minutes long that shares and highlights solutions to at least one of the following topics:
    • Water 
    • Waste 
    • Food
    • Transportation
    • Energy
    • Open Space and Ecosystems
  • The video should address an environmental/sustainability problem and then discuss what could be a potential solution to this problem

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scholarship open to students who are no more than 25 years of age

Deadline: January 5th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest

MarvelOptics.com focuses on eyeglass prescriptions. The company was founded by young entrepreneurs who know and understand the value of quality education. They believe that money shouldn’t be the reason why someone can’t reach their full potential, which is why they introduced this scholarship.

Application Requirements:

  • Write a short essay (300 words max) or create a video (1 minute long) that addresses the following:
    • Helen Keller said, “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” What does that mean to you?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply 

Deadline: January 5th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,500

Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship

The Pulse of Perseverance platform was introduced to empower and inspire young black men to work towards their goals by giving the necessary resources to thrive. The founders wrote a book to share their difficult journey to becoming respected, successful doctors. 

Application Requirements:

  • To apply, applicants must read the book, “Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success” and submit a 250 – word essay focusing on how they are currently making a difference in their community and why they believe they have the #pulseofperseverance
  • Submit a 1 minute video on why you possess the #pulseofperseverance and what the scholarship will mean to you

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to high school and college students

Deadline: January 1st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: Varies 

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