Thank you for your interest in the Voyager Scholarship. We’re excited you want to use your passion for public service to create meaningful change. Please carefully review the eligibility guidelines and required materials listed below before you proceed with your application.
Have questions about the program? Read our FAQ sheet for more information.
The application and scholarship disbursement is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team and the Obama Foundation. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Voyager Scholarship must:
*We have a broad definition of public service, which includes careers in government, non-profits or the private sector. A career in public service includes a range of occupations—from community organizing to social work and from entrepreneurship to the arts—all committed to solving our biggest challenges together.
No employee, consultant, officer, or director of the Obama Foundation, member of the scholarship selection committee, or family member of any employee, consultant, officer, director, or member of the selection committee is eligible to apply.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.