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The Power of Children Awards: Making A Difference

$2,500

May 15, 2022

Awards Available: 6

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Annual Power of Children Awards will recognize 4-6 extraordinary young change agents (grades 6-11) from around the country who are making significant contributions to their communities and the world through projects, programs or organizations they created. Winners will receive a $2,500 grant for their service work, choice of a scholarship to an Indiana school, and recognition at an awards gala and through a professional video about the awardee's initiative.
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    Youth applicant must be nominated by an adult. Only individual youth, not groups, are eligible for nomination. Applicant must be enrolled in Grades 6-11 during the school year of the award. Must have participated in their project, program or organization during the same school year. If under age of 18, must have parent/guardian permission before beginning the application.

    Nominators must be 21 years of age or older and not a relative of the youth and must complete the application using their own words and insights. Nominators may nominate more than one youth.

    Parent or legal guardian must provide permission for their youth to complete their nomination form and participate in the nomination process and must certify that, if their youth is selected as an awardee, they will attend the awards event at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, on Nov. 12th UNLESS the Museum determines to hold the event virtually based on COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • 3000 N Meridian Street
  • Indianapolis , IN 46208-4716
  • lnissan@childrensmuseum.org
  • 317-334-3821
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giselle p  on 12/16/2019 4:50:54 PM

I am applying for this scholarship for many reasons. First, mainly because I want to be the first in my family to attend a 4-year university. I want to succeed in life and enjoy it to the fullest.

makenna c  on 11/7/2019 2:55:20 PM

i am applying to this because I always wanted to make a difference in the world and thank you for letting us do the opportunity for us to make a difference in the life i always wanted to see if i can be heard in this world to see if i can make a change and see if i could help anyone to make a difference.

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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