Courage to Grow Scholarship

The "Courage to Grow Scholarship" was created to help students realize their college dreams. We don't want the college dreams and plans of so many young men and women to get lost in the financial shuffle. It takes a lot of determination and courage to forge ahead when sometimes it would be easier to give up. In order to apply for the Courage to Grow Scholarship, you must be a junior or senior in high school, or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and be a U.S. citizens. Students must write in 250 words or less, why they believe that they should be awarded the Courage to Grow Scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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