$2000 Academic Merit Scholarship [OPEN]
At Escaventure, we appreciate the role that education plays in molding critical thinkers and advocates of a sustainable environment. For this reason, we are excited to offer two $2000 scholarships.
The scholarships are available to any student enrolled in an educational institution in the US and studying for a degree or diploma. The $2,000 scholarship can be used toward course materials, books, and other educational resources.
The scholarship runs through the year and winners are selected bi-annually.
Applicants must be:
- Current students already studying at an accredited U.S. college or university
- U.S. citizens (international transfer students are eligible if enrolling in a US institution)
- Planning to or already currently pursuing a diploma or degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
- Have a minimum 3.5 GPA currently
How to Apply:
To apply, please write an essay of between 2500-4000 words on the following topic: Impact of Global Warming to the Outdoors Enthusiast
Your essay MUST address TWO main areas (both must be covered to have a chance of winning):
1 Impact of global warming. Cover the following:
- What is global warming and what are its short and long term impacts?
- Discuss 4 or more examples of places around the world that have been affected by global warming
2 Discuss what alternative options outdoor enthusiasts have in light of the changes brought about to the environment by global warming.
What We Are Looking For
Your essay must express your opinion in a thought-provoking and creative way. We are looking for an original, well-researched, and factual piece of content.
Send your essay as an attachment to email@example.com
Your essay should be written in a Word Doc.
You should also provide the following information:
- Your full name, telephone number, and mailing address
- The name of your academic institution (If you have been accepted to a school but haven’t started classes yet, include the name of the school you will be attending.)
- Proof of enrollment
- Your area of study
- Applicants should also provide a link to their Facebook profile. (Optional)
By submitting your essay to Escaventure, you grant us permission to use your content on our website for marketing and promotional purposes.
The submission deadline for the Escaventure Scholarship is March, 18, 2018. The winner will be selected on April 6, 2018 and notified via return email. The prize must be claimed within 1 month of the announcement date. This scholarship is offered twice every academic year.
We look forward to reading your submissions!
Personal information submitted to us through firstname.lastname@example.org will be used for the sole purpose of determining the scholarship winners.
Escaventure is fast becoming one of the leading online outdoor and travel magazine. Our diverse team covers everything related to the outdoors, from fishing to hunting, mountain climbing to camping.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the application deadline?
The deadline for the Scholarship entry is March 18, 2018, 11:59 pm PST.
When will the scholarship funds be available?
The funds will be available for the 2017-2018 school year.
Is this scholarship renewable?
No, it is a single semester scholarship. New scholarships are available each year. You may re-apply each year.
How many scholarships are available? And how much are they?
Two (2) scholarships are available of $2,000 each.
How is a winner determined?
The winning submission will be the applicant who meets or exceeds the eligibility requirements and submits a creative and thought-provoking essay that answers the required question.
When will the winner be selected? How will they be notified?
A winner will be selected by April 6, 2018. Escaventure will notify the winner by email. In the event the winner does not respond within 72 hours of the initial contact attempt, a new winner will be chosen.
What about eligibility verification?
Prior to collecting the scholarship award, the winner will be required to verify their school status, GPA, and other eligibility requirements.
Can I mail in a paper application?
No, we do not accept any paper applications. Please send your essay via email to email@example.com
How can the scholarship be used?
The funds may be used for tuition at an accredited university or used to cover other educational expenses at an accredited university.
For any questions about the Escaventure scholarship, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org