Sponsoring Institution: Girl Up, Lenovo, Nobel Panacea, WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
Type: Essay Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants of this essay scholarship must be an undergraduate or high school senior Girl Up member who is pursuing a degree in STEM, Storytelling, or Sports.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021, 11:59 PM EST
Highlight: Dating to the 19th century, the gender equality fight has seen great advancements but more work still needs to be done. With the rise of careers in STEM, Sports, Communications and Media, the difference in treatment of men and women has become increasingly visible to society. This disparity is evident in the gender gap through differences in salary, treatment, etc.. in the workplace and in society. The Girl Up Scholarship is an essay scholarship fund dedicated to breaking down these barriers, by providing the necessary funds for women to apply towards their education. To enter this essay scholarship, applicants must submit a 1 minute video and complete 5 short responses (250-500 words) on questions about your area of study, your experiences and their impact on gender equality. Remember that Michelle Obama once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” So, start applying to this essay scholarship today for a chance to be one of the $2500 recipients (there are min 20!) and see how much you can accomplish when working with future activists! With so much possibility, who knows what the future has in store for you?