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The Power of Children Awards: Making A Difference

$2,000

April 26, 2020

Awards Available: 5

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Children’s Museum recognizes youths that make significant contributions and create important projects to benefit others. The Power of Children Awards (POCA) were created in 2005 to align with the mission of The Children’s Museum. The awards were inspired by the museum’s influential permanent exhibit, The Power of Children: Making a Difference, which features three extraordinary children who touched the world in unique ways. Each award recipient receives a $2,000 grant to continue his or her extraordinary work; partial four-year post-secondary scholarship to a participating institution of higher learning; recognition in the museum’s The Power of Children exhibit for at least one year; and honor and recognition during a special awards event at The Children's Museum. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Debbie Young
  • 3000 N Meridian Street
  • Indianapolis , IN 46208
  • debbiey@childrensmuseum.org
  • 317-334-4140

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Samantha H  on 3/4/2019 4:40:52 AM

Thank you for the opportunity to be heard!

Emma J  on 12/20/2018 8:13:32 PM

Thank you for the chance for us to truly ponder this. I might be young and I might not be able to vote but I can still be useful. Throughout the years this question I have wondered about and now I can finally truly ponder it an be able to write it all out!! This scholorship is perfect for those who truly want to make a differance in there generation.

Emma J  on 12/20/2018 8:10:46 PM

Thank you for this wonderful oppertunity to let younger ages apply. This was such a fun thing to think about!!!

Victoria N  on 10/19/2018 12:30:03 PM

I live in Kentucky can I apply?

Melvin S  on 4/11/2018 10:07:58 PM

I am interested in becoming a leader for my community and to help assist in encouraging other children along the way. I believe that this program will help me accomplish my goal.

Zahraa M  on 2/12/2018 12:31:55 PM

I applied for the "The power of Children Awards" because I want to make a difference in the world and the way to start off by making a difference is starting off with the next generation. I would love to inspire people to make a difference. I believe this project would be perfect for me is because 1) I love kids 2) I want to make a difference 3) I believe that I would be a good leader and I'm super creative and I would be super helpful. So, in conclusion, I think this project is perfect for me!

Margaret A  on 3/18/2014 8:10:14 PM

This program seems wonderful.

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