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    Greenhouse Scholars Program

    Offered by Greenhouse Scholars

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 16, 2023
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $5,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    November 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound, high school senior passionate about helping your community? If so, consider applying for the Greenhouse Scholars Program! The program is open to residents of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina planning to attend a four-year university. It is offered by Greenhouse Scholars, is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower young students by providing “personal, professional, and financial resources they need to create lasting change in their own lives and the lives of others, regardless of circumstances.” By funding young students’ educations, they hope to cultivate leaders and make a difference in communities across the nation. Recipients of the award receive up to $5,000 to help pay for their educational expenses. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to high school seniors residing in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina who are planning to attend a four-year academic institution. Applicants must have an annual household income no greater than $70,000 and a strong interest in helping their community. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    3.5

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials. If chosen to progress beyond Round 1, applicants will be asked to submit additional materials.

    Essay

    Video

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

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

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Greenhouse Scholars at https://greenhousescholars.org/contact-us/.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Greenhouse Scholars Program is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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