About Love Scholarship

About Love Scholarship

Beyond the usual scholarship narrative, About Love Scholarship is a symbol of hope in the field of educational chances. The goal of this scholarship is to honor and reward people who, in the face of adversity, exemplify love in all that they do.

In general, scholarships have always been a change-maker, providing opportunities for people who want to pursue higher education. Love Scholarship expands on this idea by bringing compassion and love into the application process.


About Love Scholarship

The objective About Love Scholarship is to help a student who is dedicated, has high ethics, is resilient, has met roadblocks during their life and will be able to move forward and shine as a result of being awarded the Love Scholarship. The Love scholarships are a flagship scholarship program at ANU, promoting and supporting equity and diversity at the University.

Funding for this award has been provided by the late Emeritus Professor John Love. Professor Love established the Love Scholarship during his lifetime, with the first scholarships awarded in 2015. Following his death, Professor Love endowed the scholarships in perpetuity with a generous bequest to ANU.


How to Apply

The ABOUT LOVE Scholarship supports incoming and current students interested in pursuing degrees in creative fields (visual arts, media, performance, design, etc.), history and communications. Students must qualify for financial aid as determined by the HBCU they attend.

Eligibility Requirements to Apply

  • Student majoring in Theater, Music, History, JMS, or Interdisciplinary Studies with concentration in one of those areas
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Full-time status
  • Cleared financial and health obligations

Priority will be given to students who are facing financial hardships and in need of emergency financial assistance.

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Application Checklist & Next Steps

Before you submit your application, please use this checklist to make sure you have provided ALL required materials. Incomplete applications or materials received after the submission deadline will not be considered for review.


  • Completed and signed application
  • Applicant Essay
  • High-resolution Business/Professional headshot (photo of yourself only; it should not include other people).

 Students will be informed whether they have been selected for an interview with the selection committee. If selected for an interview, be prepared to share an artistic representation of one of your essays—it can be a painting, a monologue, a song, a documentary video, etc. Use your creative talents to help us get to know you.

How to Submit Your Application

Submitting Your Application Online

Once you have completed your online application, including a high-resolution business/professional photo of yourself, press the “submit application” button. You will receive a confirmation message indicating that your submission has been processed.


One thing is very evident as we consider our voyage through the Love Scholarship realms: the transformational power of love knows no bounds, even beyond traditional educational limits. The scholarship fosters a community of people committed to changing the world via acts motivated by love in addition to providing opportunities for academic advancement.


1. Can I apply for Love Scholarship if I don’t have a perfect academic record?

Love Scholarship considers various factors, and a perfect academic record is not the sole criterion. Demonstrating a commitment to love and kindness is equally important.

2. How can I get involved with Love Scholarship initiatives in my community?

Explore local events and outreach programs organized by Love Scholarship. Reach out to the organization to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

3. Is Love Scholarship limited to a specific field of study?

No, Love Scholarship is open to applicants from various fields of study. The focus is on the values of love and kindness rather than a specific academic discipline.

4. What sets Love Scholarship apart from other scholarships?

Love Scholarship’s unique emphasis on love-infused actions distinguishes it. It seeks to recognize individuals who not only excel academically but also contribute to their communities through acts of love.

5. Can I reapply for Love Scholarship if my initial application is unsuccessful?

Yes, applicants are welcome to reapply in subsequent scholarship cycles. Take the opportunity to strengthen your application by showcasing additional instances of love-driven actions.

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