(Last updated June 22nd, 2019)
Applications are now closed. We are reviewing all entries in detail and will be replying to all applicants on June 30th.
This scholarship is available to students who have made an impact to another person, a small group, or a community through self-sacrifice. This award celebrates the power of helping others–whether it is through offering time and hard work, teaching others, or enacting positive change in the community.
Award Amount: $2,000, rewarded to one student annually. Paid from the Samuel E. Wilson Scholarship Fund.
Availability: Beginning in 2019. Stay tuned for details.
Update #1: The scholarship is officially available on unigo.com! The deadline for submission is May 31st, 2019 (now closed).
Update #2: Due to the influx of donations to the scholarship fund, we will be able to select two students this year to each receive the full $2,000!
Application Process: Applicants will submit an essay (1,000 words or less). Choose from one of the following topics:
- How do you volunteer your time to others (whether it is family, friends, or to your community)? What has your volunteer experience taught you?
- What does self-sacrifice mean to you? Who is someone you admire for their service of others? What specifically do you admire, and how have they impacted you?
Submissions: Prospective students can send their submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.