Niche College Scholarship

HBCU Organ and Tissue Donation Advocacy Scholarship

June 15, 2024
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

Hearts for Russ is proud to announce the sponsorship of five $1000 scholarships dedicated to students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This scholarship aims to recognize and support students who are fervent advocates for organ donation in their communities.

Qualification Criteria: To be eligible for the Hearts for Russ Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Must not have received a scholarship from SODA National in the previous year. • Enrolled in a college or university for the upcoming academic year. • Organize an organ donation advocacy event by the end of the Fall semester. This event could take the form of a registration drive, leading an article discussion, bringing in a guest speaker, or any other unique idea that showcases your passion for organ donation advocacy.

Your Opportunity to Shine: This scholarship is more than just financial support; it's your chance to make a meaningful impact. Showcase your creativity and dedication by organizing an event that raises awareness and encourages organ donation in your community.

Additional Requirements:

1. Attend a networking session in July to connect with like-minded advocates. 2. Attend an awards ceremony in January of the following year to celebrate your achievements.

Application Process: To apply for the Hearts for Russ Scholarship, submit the following:

• Completed application form. • Proof of enrollment in a college or university for the upcoming academic year. • Documentation of the organ donation advocacy event organized by the end of the Fall semester. • A brief essay highlighting your passion for organ donation advocacy and your unique event.

Submission Deadline: All application materials must be submitted by June 15.

Hearts for Russ believes in the power of advocacy, and we are excited to support students who are passionate about making a difference in organ donation awareness. This scholarship not only recognizes your dedication but also provides a platform for you to shine as a leader and advocate in your community.

Join us in the Hearts for Russ Scholarship program, and together, let's make a positive impact on organ donation advocacy at HBCUs! Scholarship Search