John Young 'Pursue Your Passion' Scholarship

John Young "Pursue your Passion" Scholarship

$1,000 Award

Deadline: March 07, 2024

 

 
 

 

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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. Application is open to all.
  2. In up to 500 words, applicants should explain why they've chosen their field of interest, how they desire to create an impact, and any personal reasons or goals that will help them achieve their professional passion.
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    Rolling Deadline. This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying earlier will have a greater chance of winning.

    Announcement of recipients
    We've streamlined and improved our scholarship award process! Recipients can first expect to hear back within 3 weeks of the award's selection. Within 6 weeks, the recipients will be publicly announced on the website, in our monthly newsletter and through social media. As scholarships are announced on a rolling basis, applications will be considered for up to 3 months after their submission. Feel free to apply with an updated application after 3 or more months of initial submission.


    No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.