Burnout Italy Entrepreneur Scholarship

June 16th, 2016 by Jonathan Frankel

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Deadline: August 1

Burnout Italy is granting one scholarship worth $500 this year. There is not a minimum ACT/SAT or GPA score needed and students can be pursuing any degree at any school of their choice. International students are able to apply, but to be eligible, you must currently be enrolled full time at a college or university and plan on starting your own business. To enter, you must write a one page essay detailing what you want to do with your life and how you plan on getting there. The essay must include your current college major and can include a piece of media such as a photo or video that speaks to what you aspire to do. There is not a fee to apply and the scholarship winner is chosen based upon need, ingenuity, and sincerity.

Burnout Italy is a retail company located in Sicily that was started by young entrepreneurs that “chose to start a fund that would benefit students like we once were, who need support in pursuing their dreams of one day pursuing a career as an entrepreneur.”

If interested, you can find more information on and how to apply for the Burnout Italy Entrepreneur Scholarship here.


Silver Cross Stair Lifts Scholarship

June 2nd, 2016 by Jonathan Frankel

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Deadline: December 15

If you’re an international student and use mobility equipment then you will want to apply for this scholarship! Mobility equipment can include a power wheelchair, manual wheelchair, or a mobility scooter, and students must be studying at a recognized American or Canadian university or college in a three or four year undergraduate program. Students from the United States and Canada are eligible to apply.

To apply for this scholarship you must submit a 500-word essay that answers the following question:

“Describe how you have demonstrated leadership in your community or school environment, and how it has helped you build your life skills.”

All applications must be received before December 15th. One lucky student will be notified in January if they are the $1500 winner.

This scholarship is through Silver Cross, a company founded in 1993 that specializes in mobility and accessibility products and resources. The purpose of this scholarship is “is to make a meaningful contribution in the life of those students who use wheelchairs for mobility purposes during the course of completing their education.”

You can find more information on eligibility and how to apply for the Silver Cross Stair Lifts Scholarship here.