Frequently Asked Questions
When is the application deadline?
The deadline for 2018 is closed, please check back for next years application.
When will the scholarship funds be available?
The funds will be available within 30 Days of winners eligibility verification.
Is this scholarship renewable?
No, it is a single semester scholarship. New scholarships will be available each year. You may re-apply each year.
How many scholarships are available? And how much are they?
One (1) scholarship is available of $1,000 per school year.
How is a winner determined?
The winning submission will be the applicant who meets or exceeds the eligibility requirements and provides the most inspiring, transparent, creative, innovative, informative, entertaining, and interesting essay response.
When will the winner be selected? How will they be notified?
A winner will be selected 30 Days after the application deadline. HIBR will notify the winner by email. In the event the winner does not respond within 72 hours of the initial contact attempt a new winner will be chosen.
What about eligibility verification?
Prior to collecting the scholarship award the winner will be required to verify their school status, GPA, and other eligibility requirements.
Can I mail in a paper application?
No, we do not accept any paper applications. Please use the electronic submission form above.
Do you have a printable flyer?
Yes. You can download our Scholarship Program flyer during the application process.
How can the scholarship be used?
The funds may be use for tuition at an accredited university or used to cover other educational expenses at an accredited university.
Any tips for making my essay great in only 500 characters?
It’s a challenge – but so is changing the world. We recommend speaking from the heart. What inspires you? There is no correct answer, it will take many creative, intelligent, ambitious and caring people to make an impact. We want to know what your contribution is going to be – what part will your life will play in the 22nd century.
What if I have questions?
Any questions can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org