Choose Your Cause Scholarship

Sponsor: Scholarships For A Cause

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Selfless giving and volunteering are actions that usually go unrewarded, and sometimes, even unnoticed. We at Scholarships For A Cause hope to offer a little something in return, a thank you of sorts, to those who have unselfishly given their time and energy to charities and nonprofits. The Choose Your Cause Scholarship aims to give back to those who have given to others. Scholarship Award: $500 and The winner will also select the charity or nonprofit that will receive a donation from Scholarships For A Cause. To apply for this scholarship you need to complete 4 easy tasks: 1.Complete our simple entry form. 2.Upload a photo of you volunteering or visiting your favorite charity or nonprofit. 3.Submit a short story (no more than 250 words) of how this charity or nonprofit has positively impacted your life and/or community. 4.Share our website ( and promote your photo with friends and family via social media, word-of-mouth, texting, e-mail, carrier pigeon, and smoke signal to help get your photo to the top of our rankings. How to Win: We are awarding a scholarship of $500. The winner will be selected based on the entry that receives the most votes. We ask that you make a $1 donation for each vote. Each vote received as part of the Choose Your Cause Scholarship will help support the charity or nonprofit selected by our winner. Who is Eligible: Legal residents of the United States who are 16 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled as a junior or senior in high school, or post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) or graduate school program in the United States for the upcoming school year. Individuals enrolled in trade schools or technical programs are also eligible if they meet the residency, age, and other requirements contained within the scholarship rules. Only one entry per eligible entrant is permitted. The winner will be announced on or around May 31st. Please refer to our scholarship rules for all terms and conditions related to this scholarship.

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Nationality RequiredAmerican
Host CountriesUnited States
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