$1,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
256
Days
May 1 2020
Application Deadline
2
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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$1,000 Scholarship for Social Impact

Description

Everyone at Fig is driven by their passion for helping communities become financially healthy, so we have created the Fig Loans Scholarship to help students who aspire to be a positive force for change in their communities. Since decision-making at the local level is becoming an important part of civic life, being a good citizen is more important than ever, and Fig is committed to supporting that growth in our home, Houston. The Fig Loans scholarship is one of the many ways we hope to empower the leaders of tomorrow. If you have the desire to make a difference with your career, we would love to hear your story! Must be a full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program attending school or have a permanent address in the greater Texas area (if your parents live in Texas and you grew up here, you are eligible). All majors are welcome; positive impact on communities comes in all different forms and we celebrate that. Must be a permanent residents or U.S. citizen. Please submit a current college transcript, resume, 400 to 800 word essay on the following topic: At Fig, we are committed to taking down the predatory lending system, you can learn more about our story at www.figloans.com/about. What is an issue in your community that you are passionate about? How did you become passionate about this issue, have you been involved with solving that issue, and how do you plan to use your education to affect long lasting change. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2018. Please send your resume, current college transcript and essay to scholarship@figloans.com. Please also include your name in the title of your email. After the submission deadline, our team will review all applications and select a winner.

Amount Details

$500
Low Amount Awarded
$2,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 55 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Illinois, Missouri, Texas
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Illinois, Missouri, Texas

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Contact Zara Mohidin
Scholarship Chair
scholarship@figloans.com
Tel: 832-80200344 Address 335 Madison Ave 16th FLoor
New York, NY 10017