Sonlight Scholarship

  • Deadline: 12/02/2019
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 13
  • Award Amount: Not Available
  • Website: http://www.sonlight.com/about/perks/scholarships/
  • Phone: 303-730-6292
  • Fax: 303-730-6509
  • Email: scholarship@sonlight.com
  • Address: 8042 South Grant Way Littleton, CO 80122 USA

Thirteen annual scholarships (one of $5,000/year, four of $2,500/year, and eight of $1,000/year) awarded to talented high-school seniors students intending to begin their college or university education in the Fall semester of 2020.

Full Description

The Sonlight Curriculum Foundation is a Christian organization founded in the 1990 providing Christian homeschool curriculum materials and services.

They offer annually 13 scholarships (one of $5,000/year, four of $2,500/year, and eight of $1,000/year) to promising high-school seniors intending to enroll in a college or university in the Fall semester of 2020.

The candidates can choose their application to be judged based on either their academic achievements (the Blue criteria; one $5,000 per year, two $2,500 per year and six $1,000 per year four-year scholarships will be awarded in this category) or their creativity, mission mindedness and kindness (the Green criteria; two $2,500/year and two $1,000/year four-year scholarships will be awarded in this category).

The deadline for the applications is December 2, 2019 and the winners will be notified no later than February 17, 2020.

Who's eligible?

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, candidates:

  • Must be high-school seniors
  • Intend to begin their college or university education in the Fall semester of 2020
  • Have purchased and used five full Sonlight Curriculum History/Bible/Literature programs

How to Apply

Candidates should fill in the application form available on the scholarship’s website and submit it no later than December 2, 2019 by email, post or fax. There are two different sets of criteria the candidates can choose to be judged by, one focused on their academic achievements (the Blue criteria) and one on their creativity, mission mindedness and acts of kindness (the Green criteria).

The application should include:

  • Details of academic achievements and performance (e.g. SAT or ACT scores)
  • List of extracurricular activities
  • Maximum three reference letters
  • Future plans in the form of a two-page essay (single-spaced, 12 point font) describing the candidate’s choice of college and general life plans
  • Either a project (review, digest, portfolio etc.) or a second argumentative essay concerning any subject of interest. If written, the essay/project should have maximum 3 pages (single-spaced, 12 point type). If the project is in the form of an audio or video file, it should not exceed 10 minutes.

Scholarship listed under: Homeschool Scholarships

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