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The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships in the USA, 2019

The Vegetarian Resource Group is now accepting applications for the opportunity s for graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring 2019.

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The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger.

Description:

  • Applications Deadline: February 20, 2019.
  • Course Level: These opportunities are available for graduating U.S. high school students.
  • Study Subject: These financial aid positions will be awarded in any field.
  • Award: One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given.
  • Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Awards: Three opportunities are available.
  • The award can be taken in the USA

Eligibility::

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: The studentships are available to students from the USA.
  • Entrance Requirements: The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
  • Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in Spring 2019.

Application Procedure:

When applying, include the following (Use additional paper if necessary):

  • Name:
  • Street address:
  • City, State, Zip:
  • Email address:
  • Phone number:
  • Date of birth:
  • Date of expected graduation from high school:
  • Grade average in high school:
  • College(s) applied/accepted to (if known):
  • Anticipated major in college:
  • Parents’ or Guardians’ names:
  • Parents’ or Guardians’ addresses:
  • City, State, Zip:
  • High school principal:
  • Name of one high school teacher:
  • Name of high school:
  • Address of high school:
  • City, State, Zip:
  • People in the vegetarian movement, if any, who know you (include contact information):
    • Extracurricular activities (please describe):
    • Favorite subjects in school:
    • How did you hear about the program?
  • submit an essay addressing the following:
    • How you promoted vegetarianism in your high school and/or community
    • Your successes
    • Your challenges
    • What you learned/what you would do differently
    • How you expect to promote vegetarianism in college and beyond
    • Your future goals
    • Your strengths
    • Your weaknesses
    • Your “perfect” life in five years
    • Why you should receive this application
    • How you became vegetarian and why you are vegetarian
    • How you define vegetarian
    • Why vegetarianism is important to you
    • What else is important to you
    • What vegetarian foods you would recommend to a non-vegetarian
    • What restaurants you would recommend to a non-vegetarian
  • Also, attach:
    • A copy of your transcripts or report cards for the past two years. (An official copy is not necessary. Photocopies of your report cards will suffice.)
    • Three or more recommendations (including at least one teacher).
    • Any documentation related to your promotion of vegetarianism in high school and/or community including photographs, newspaper stories, etc.

How to Apply: To apply for the opportunity , the applicants must download the application form and send application and attachments to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information call (410) 366-8343 or email [email protected]

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