The AARP Foundation is delighted to invite applications for the Mentor Up Scholarship Contest. This award is targeted to least fourteen (14) years old students but not older than twenty-four (24) years old. The winning candidates will receive benefit $10,000. To apply, students are required to write an essay that must be submitted due to 31 December, 2015.
Mentor Up Scholarship Contest is sponsored by AARP Foundation. The contest is open for legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Mentor Up is all about young people who help older adults, stay connected with them and adjust to the many challenges they face in today’s changing world.
The success applicants will receive prize of $10,000.
Level and Area of Studies
There is no specific level and field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
All interested candidates are advised to pay attention to the eligibility and requirement information as follow:
- Candidates should be a legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia
- At least fourteen (14) years old but not older than twenty-four (24) years old
- Have a mentorup.org account at the time of entry
- Employees of AARP Foundation, AARP, helloworld, Inc., and any of their respective related companies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents and any agencies or other companies involved in the development or execution of the Promotion or production or distribution of Promotion materials, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.
Only U.S citizens are invited to apply.
To apply, students must write an essay prompting the following topic question:
How do you use your energy and talents to help people over 50 stay connected? What you know can make a big difference, so how do you take action? Tell in a short essay how you’ve impacted the life of an older adult and you could win big.
31 December, 2015.