An annual $1000 scholarship for students currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year accredited American college or university.
Axon Optics is a leading provider of sunglasses and contact lenses which block certain wavelengths of light and thus reduce migraines and light sensitivity. Through their products, they assist hundreds of individuals who suffer from migraines and/or light sensitivity.
They offer yearly a $1000 scholarship for students currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year accredited American college or university. In order to apply students should submit and post on a social media platform either an up to 300 words essay or an up to 1 minute video in which they must tell their migraine or light sensitivity story.
The deadline for the application is October 1, 2019 and the winner will be notified by December 1, 2019. The funding will be sent directly to the winner’s college or university and should be used exclusively for paying the tuition fees and buying books. The scholarship is not renewable and students are eligible to receive it only once in their lifetime.
- Applicants should be currently enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year American college or university
- Their age and major of study are not important for their eligibility
How to Apply
Applicants must submit by email either an essay of maximum 300 words or a video shorter than 1 minute describing either their problems with migraine or with light sensitivity. Besides submitting by email the essay or a link to their video, applicants must also post their work on at least one social media platform. One of the determining factors in their assessment will be the number of likes, shares and comments. Additional information to be included in the email regards:
- Link to post or video
- Full name
- Email address
- Phone number
- School, major, graduation date