Community Champions Scholarship

Community Champions Scholarship

Scholarships play a pivotal role in shaping futures, and one such impactful initiative is the Community Champions Scholarship. Founded with a mission to empower individuals committed to community service, this scholarship transcends financial support, fostering a new generation of leaders actively engaged in making a difference.

Community Champions Scholarship

The Community Champions Scholarship offers $1,000 to any student who wants to impact their community on a monthly basis. To qualify, you must be 18 years of age or older. To apply, you need to fill out the form. No essay is required. Continuing Community Champions can also  re-apply for the scholarship.


Program participation includes:

  • New Champions: Participate in 3 community outreach/engagement events + develop 2 community outreach/engagement events Returning Champions: Participate in 2 community outreach/engagement events + develop 2 events + support a new champion in developing their event
  • New Champions: Participate in all didactic sessions (live or asynchronously) Returning Champions: Participate in all panel discussion sessions.
  • $5,000 honorarium upon meeting program requirements
  • Opportunity to bring your learning to your department

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

  • Must be either a College or Graduate Student
  • Must be a US Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Must attend any accredited institution in USA
  • Must be 18 years and above

How to Apply

  • Complete Step 1 in the form.
  • Follow the scholarship task instructions on the online entry form above. Your task response must not contain material that is inappropriate, disparaging, indecent, pornographic, obscene, discriminatory, hateful, offensive, tortious, defamatory or libelous.
  • Review your entry and click “Submit” to indicate your agreement to these Official Rules and submit the form for an entry.


In conclusion, the Community Champions Scholarship is not merely a financial aid program; it’s a transformative force shaping futures and fostering community development. As we reflect on the various aspects discussed, it becomes evident that this scholarship is a beacon of hope, illuminating paths that lead to both personal and communal success.


1. Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Community Champions Scholarship is not renewable.

2. Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

3. How can I stand out in the application process?

Showcase your genuine commitment to community service, emphasizing both your contributions and leadership qualities.

4. What happens after I receive the scholarship?

Post-award, recipients are expected to continue their community engagement. Expect opportunities for mentorship and networking.

5. Can businesses contribute to the Community Champions Scholarship?

Absolutely. Encouraging local businesses and organizations to contribute enhances the scholarship’s impact and sustainability.

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