Apply For The Girl Up Scholarship Funds For Higher Education

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Girl Up Female Scholarship

This Scholarship is especially for young indigent females who are looking to further their education, post secondary level.

It is open to all females all over the world irrespective of background, race, culture, orientation.

The Scholarship is provided by Girl Up Scholarsips.

Girl Up is a foundation committed to bridging the gender gap and breaking down barriers everywhere they exist. They are supported by partners and sponsor to continue to sponsor indigent girls in school.

To Apply, Click Here.

Who Is Eligible For This Scholarship?

To be eligible for the Girl Up Scholarship Fund, applicants must:

  • Be Girl Up participant (event attendee, Club member, program participant, etc.) 
  • Enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, or technical college by the time of selection (graduating high school seniors can apply!)
  • Be pursuing education related to select categories:
    • Storytelling – If you are majoring in communications, creative writing, videography, graphic design, journalism, or a related field OR you are using storytelling to create change in your community.
      Examples: being on your school newspaper, organizing poetry readings, using your social media as a platform for change, etc.
    • Sports – If you are majoring in kinesiology, sports medicine, athletic training, sports administration and management, pre-physical therapy, physical education teaching, or a related field OR you are using sports to create change in your community.
      Examples: mentoring younger female athletes, playing a collegiate sport and using your platform for social good, increasing spectators at female sporting events, etc.
    • STEM – If you are majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related field OR you are using STEM to create change in your community.
      Examples: teaching younger students to code, creating an app for social good, tutoring female students in STEM, etc.

Applicants who identify as first-generation American, Black or African-American, Latinx, undocumented, DACA, and/or have a disability are encouraged to apply.

Here’s an Important Note From Girl Up

If you are selected to receive a scholarship, the funds will go directly to your higher education institution and credited to your tuition expenses.

Here Are The Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equality
  • Leadership potential
  • Community involvement and school activities
  • Educational and career goals and challenges
  • Past academic performance (e.g. GPA)
  • Applicant’s background (e.g. financial need, first-gen, DACA, disabilities, etc.)
  • Letter of recommendation from an instructor, mentor, etc. and not a family member

Deadline

May 17, 2021, 11:59 pm EST.

To Apply, Click Here.

For more Information, Click Here.

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