Beat The Odds Scholarship

Beat The Odds Scholarship

  • Amount: 4000
  • Deadline: 09/16/2019
  • Status: Active
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Check Your Eligibility For Beat The Odds Scholarship By Answering The Following Questions


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Description

Stand for Children is a non-profit education advocacy organization focused on ensuring all students receive a high-quality and relevant education – especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability.

Our Beat the Odds Scholarship program was started in 2007 to emphasize the critical role that education plays in helping students meet challenges and land on a path to success.

The Beat the Odds Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship, renewable for up to four years, for students who have overcome adversity to succeed in school.

Eligibility description

The scholarship applicant must demonstrate that he/she: • Is a student enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in spring/summer 2020. • Has maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average showing marked effort, improvement, or success. • Has succeeded in spite of hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy. • Has participated in activities that are helpful to others. • Has a demonstrated financial need.