Scholarship Name: SEVEN Fund Economic Development Essay Competition
Description: The SEVEN Fund is seeking essays about inspiring new models of economic development from around the globe. Per the website, applicants must read the article ‘Rwanda Rising: A New Model of Development’ and then write an essay about models of economic development anywhere in the world that subvert traditional top-down approaches, and instead use a ‘heretical mix’ of business strategy, local wisdom, culture, and mutual benefit to bring about sustainable economic change at the city, country, or regional level. Essays must be no longer than 2000 words and must be written in English. In addition, a brief abstract and author bio should be included. Essays may be submitted online, using the link above. The competition is open to high school students, undergraduates, and graduate students studying any field. College students must e enrolled full-time at an accredited institution.
Award is Open to: High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: You can submit your essay directly to the Seven Fund website, as well as read more about the topic and eligibility criteria.
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Scholarship Name: MYARTSPACE.COM Art Scholarship
Description: MYARTSPACE is the premier online venue for the contemporary art world and it is seeking applicants to its second annual art scholarship program. The scholarship will provide two grand prizes – one for undergraduates and one for graduates – to students that exhibit exceptional artistic excellence in the visual arts, including photography and video. Applicants must be enrolled in an approved BFA, MFA or other art graduate degree program. Submissions should be uploaded to an online MYARTSPACE gallery, containing up to 20 images for review by the jury panel.
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Awards per Year: 5 (undergraduate) and 5 (graduate)
Major/Field of Study: Visual Arts
How to Apply/Contact: For access to the online submission, please visit myartspace.com.
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