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The program’s application will be available on or after March 15, 2021.
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Scorpion Cares Scholarship Program
Live application window: March 15, 2021 through April 12, 2021 3:00 pm CT

Scorpion Cares has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors, graduates or current college undergraduates who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

Four $10,000 scholarship awards will be distributed as follows:

Scorpion’s Women in Technology Scholarship
For women pursuing a career in technology

Scorpion’s Future Designers Scholarship
For anyone with the dreams of being a Web, Product or Brand designer

Scorpion’s Business Leadership Scholarship
For Black or African American students pursuing a business degree

Scorpion’s Community Impact Scholarship
For students who have made a positive impact in their community or plan to make a positive impact in their community

Applicants to the Scorpion Cares Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates in the United States
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

Employees and children of Scorpion and/or Scorpion Cares are ineligible to apply.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation
  • Statement on how the student has made or plans to make a positive impact on their community

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. The Scorpion Cares selection committee will select recipients.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,000 award.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Scorpion Cares. Payment is made in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  • Photo or headshot

An unlisted YouTube link to a short two minute video will also be required. The video should address how this award could help you achieve your educational dreams.

Also, as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 15, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, 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. Scorpion Cares has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!