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Sodexo Stop Hunger and Knight Scholarships

The Sodexo Foundation

Scholarship Name: Sodexo Foundation STOP Hunger Scholarships
Description: The Sodexo Foundation’s $5,000 STOP Hunger Scholarships recognize students active in the fight against hunger in America. Awards honor students have made a significant impact through community activism to bring about an end to hunger and its root causes. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States, from elementary school through graduate school, and must have demonstrated an on-going commitment to community service and volunteerism for at least the last 12 months. In addition to completing an online application, applicants must also submit a Community Service Recommendation.
Award: $5,000
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Undergraduate students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Scholarship applications and requirements are available at the Sodexo Foundation website.


The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Scholarship Name: The Knight/LEAGUE Scholarship
Description: The Knight scholarship is a national essay competition where winners must write an essay on one of the following topics: (1) a persuasive essay about building awareness and inviting action for change in your school, community or the world; (2) a personal narrative about your experiences with service and volunteerism, or (3) a news article reporting on acts of service and volunteerism by young people. The three grand prize winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship.  Essays must be no more than 500 words and will be judged by media professionals on their organization, mechanics and impact on the reader.
Award: $5,000
Awards per Year: 3
Award is Open to: High school seniors who have been accepted to a two-year or four-year accredited institution.
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Full application information is available at The League website.

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