John Young 'Pursue Your Passion' Scholarship

John Young 'Pursue Your Passion' Scholarship

John Young "Pursue your Passion" Scholarship

$1,000 Award

Deadline: November 12, 2021

 

 
 

 

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Name of Scholarship:

John Young "Pursue Your Passion" Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship program seeks to award a scholarship to high achieving students who desire to create a professional impact in their chosen field of interest. In an essay format, applicants explain why they've chosen their field of interest, how they desire to create an impact, and any personal beliefs that will help them achieve their professional passion. This scholarship program is made possible with the generosity of the Cochener Family.

About the John Young Scholarship:

This scholarship was established by the Cochener family, and honors the legacy of John Young, who describes him as follows: “He was a fighter pilot at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack; after the War he went to MIT, earned a degree in aerospace engineering, and joined the Von Braun team at Redstone Arsenal building Saturn V rockets for the Apollo program. He was always my inspiration to pursue my professional dreams.”

 

Amount Awarded:

$1,000.

 

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  1. Members must be an active Honor Society member with a specific major/field of focus.
  2. Members must complete their Honor Society profile, and upload a headshot to their profile.
  3. Up to 500 words describing the relevance of writing to your major, life, or goals. This scholarship is meant to help people pursue their passion in their chosen field of interest while bringing something personal to that career field.
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    1. Applicants must be an active Honor Society member.
    2. Members must complete their Honor Society profile, and upload a headshot to their profile.
    3. In an essay format, applicants explain why they've chosen their field of interest, how they desire to create an impact, and any personal beliefs that will help them achieve their professional passion.