Pagely is an amazing organization that strongly believes in higher education as a vehicle to improve and enrich individual lives, as well as our communities as a collective.
To that end, they are offering the Pagely Scholarship to a student that inspires them with their story and life goals!
AmountFirst Prize: $1,500, Runner-up: $1,000.
EligibilityYou have to have been accepted to an accredited college/university, or you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is August 6th, 2018. The winner will be announced by August 16th, 2018.
- An 800 to 1500 word essay about a personal story of how technology has impacted your life. Be real and authentic. What aspects of your life were affected? How specifically did technology play a role? How has it shaped your life today?
- A 5 minute video of yourself telling your story that you wrote about in your essay. In your video, explain what your essay was about and summarize it. Talk about the key points. Be honest - come from the heart. Typically one-take videos that are not rehearsed are the best.
- Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.
Submitting Your Application
Please complete the form at the bottom of their web page to submit your application.
The form must include:
- Full name
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Attached evidence that you are currently enrolled at a college. They will accept an acceptance letter or most recent tuition billing statement as proof of enrollment. (By applying for this scholarship, you give them express consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the college or university)
- Your written submission as a Google document via a shareable link. Essays in any other form will not be accepted.
- Your video as a link. The video can be private and be shared with any service you like, such as YouTube, DropBox, Google Drive, Vimeo, or any other service. If you’d like to keep it private on YouTube, make it “unlisted” so that it is not public. Please title the video file with your full name. The video must exist and be shareable up until the winner announcement date.
The winning candidate will be selected based on the student’s essay and video by the co-founder of Pagely, Sally Strebel.
Any questions about the scholarship can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The scholarship funds can be sent via check, PayPal, or other means.