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Non-Trivial Fellowship

Offered by Non-Trivial

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 25, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$1,500 - $15,500

Grade level

High School Students

Application deadline:

June 9, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school student wanting to start an impactful research, policy, or entrepreneurial project? If so, consider applying for the Non-Trivial Fellowship! Each year, the scholarship awards $15,000, $5,000, and $1,000 each, to the the first, second, and third-place applicants, respectively, to help fund their projects. In addition, all fellows will receive a $500 scholarship. Fellows will also be invited to join an 8-week online program, with expert guidance to get them making a difference right away. If you’re a high school student with hopes to conduct an impactful research, policy, or entrepreneurial project, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Non-Trivial

Non-Trivial is a non-profit enabling ambitious teenagers to start solving the world’s most pressing problems. Many bright young people are already capable of having an extraordinary impact on the world. And if you fail, starting now can allow you to learn a lot, meet world-class collaborators, and accelerate your career. Non-Trivial exists to help young people work out how they can chart a path to making their mark on the world, starting today.

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

High School Students

Citizenship

DACA, Other

Academic Interest

Entrepreneurship

Miscellaneous

Applicants must be between 14 and 20 years old.

Application information

In addition to submitting the application materials below, interested students must complete a 20-minute-long Puzzle Quiz to be considered.

Essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

Yes, this scholarship is open to DACA students and international students.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Non-Trivial at [email protected].

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens. # No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients. # Yes, this scholarship is open to all students! # No, this scholarship is only open to Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is only open to DACA recipients. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens. # This scholarship is open to citizens of countries other than the United States. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens and citizens of some other countries. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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