The beautiful songstress Ciara once said " Education is everything – education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do". The Power of Inspiration Community Choice Youth Award from 365 Black is providing an opportunity for young women to pursue college. McDonald’s, in an effort to continue their support of education initiatives in the community, is accepting nominations for the Community Choice Youth Award, which is presented to one young and inspiring female youth nominee with a $10,000 scholarship for use at the college/ university of her choice.
Nominations are accepted until May 31 at www.365Black.com. Nominators must complete an entry form, answer three questions about the nominee and submit a three‐minute video highlighting her contribution to the community.
The Award is open to young women between the ages of 13 and 18 who make a difference within their community, resulting in significant local, regional, national or global impact.
In addition to the scholarship, the honoree will receive travel and accommodations to New Orleans and be honored alongside celebrities, philanthropists and influencers at the 365Black Power of Inspiration Awards Luncheon and taking place Sunday, July 2, 2017 during the 23rd annual ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca‐Cola®.
The Community Choice Youth Award aligns with the goals of the Philadelphia Black McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association (PBMOA), a dedicated group of African-American franchisees who celebrate being deeply rooted in the community 365 days a year by getting involved in various different initiatives including a back pack giveaway that helps send local students back to school prepared and ready to learn.
The Villa " I Matter" program is giving high school seniors the opportunity to earn a scholarship . The award amount ranges from $1,000 - $5,000 . I think that this is an excellent award and it will greatly benefit students financially. Thirty students were awarded in previous scholarship selections and they've tremendously impacted the students in a special way. The full list of recipients is (Here). The Villa's "I Matter" program is about understanding why you matter as an individual. Even though we are all different, WE ALL MATTER! Embrace your strengths, and help to bring about your positive change in your family, school, community and city. The Villa has been a great asset in the community and their support is greatly appreciated . So if you are a student or you know a student that deserves a scholarship you can apply below. Please read the eligibility requirements and then enter. Don't forget to follow @RUVilla on Twitter for updates. I wish you all the best and much success in your future.
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Nelson Mandela Once Said "Education Is The Most Powerful Weapon Which You Can Use To Change The World". So Would You Like To Score A Scholarship From Power 99 FM To Help Further Your Education? Well, Here's Your Opportunity.
Power99 And Philadelphia Futures Have Teamed Up To Award Five Students With A $1,000 Scholarship. Sounds Exciting Right? Not Only Will You Win A Scholarship But If You're One Of The Five Students Selected You Will Be Invited To Powerhouse On October 25,2013 , Get An Exclusive Backstage Tour, And Participate In A Photo Opportunity. So High Achievers In Order To Earn This Scholarship You Have To Put In A Little Work. You Have To Write A 299 Word Essay Telling Power 99 And Philadelphia Futures "How A College Education Would Help You Make Your Community A Safer Place".
F.Y.I Here's A Few Rules To Know
- All Submissions Can Be Submitted Monday, September 23rd - Sunday, October 13th At 11:59 P.M EST
-The Review & Selection Process Starts Monday, October 14th And Ends Sunday, October 20th
-Winners Will Be Notified And Announced Monday, October 21st After 12pm EST
-Powerhouse 2013 October 25,2013 5 P.M
So Visit The Official Home Page (Here) And Submit Your Info And Essay . Go ! Do It Now! Best Wishes To All Of You !