Applicants for the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships are judged by their ability to show compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Every year, the money for the scholarships is donated by an anonymous donor. The Vegetarian Resource Group awards $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Remember, vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or poultry. Vegans are technically vegetarians who do not use any animal products such as dairy or eggs.
Who is eligible to apply for the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships?
This writing contest is open to all Class of 2021 graduating high school students in the United States of America. Students must have a history of promoting vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
What are the application requirements?
The scholarship has multiple questions applicant respond to in essay format, so make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to write impressive responses. To view the application questions, click here. In addition, all applicants must send in transcripts for two years. Three or more recommendations (including at least one teacher), so ask early! Finally, your application requires you to describe your extracurricular activities and your favorite subjects in school.
How much are the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships worth?
The grand prize winner receives an award of $10,000. In addition, two other students receive awards of $5,000!
When is the application for this scholarship due?
The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 20, 2022.
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