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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

$5,000

November 05, 2020

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  • Scholarship Description
  • In each state and Washington, D.C., the top middle level, and high school youth volunteer will be named State Honorees and will receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., in late April. Runners-up will also be selected in each state and named Distinguished Finalists, receiving a bronze medallion. Other state-level winners will receive Certificates of Excellence. All state-level honorees will be announced in February. 10 of the State Honorees will be named America’s top youth volunteers of the year. These National Honorees will receive $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, crystal trophies for their schools or organizations, and $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice. Local Honorees who qualify can also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Applicants must be in grades 5-12 as of the scholarship deadline each year and be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C. Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application and submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 6th. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1321 Murfreesboro Road
  • Suite 800
  • Nashville, TN 37217
  • spirit@applyists.com
  • 865-670-4787

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Keairiah B  on 9/9/2019 3:57:10 PM

Yes I applied for this scholarship and the reason for that is because I really enjoy giving back to the community for a good cause and all though it would be awesome to win this scholarship and hopefully I do but at the end of the day community service isn't about the money or recognition it's about giving back to the community for me.

ajanay e  on 7/17/2019 11:03:47 AM

i'm hoping to get this scholarship i aspire to be in the feild of businuess and it'll help me alot.

Sravani B  on 7/8/2019 7:26:29 AM

I really need this scholarship to go to college because it costs a lot to be a computer scientist and I want to be one because I really like it and I want to encourage other girls as well.

joshua j  on 6/6/2019 12:30:16 PM

I applied because I really believe I will do great things for others and also for myself. This would help me for my future and help with college a lot.

funmilayo o  on 4/28/2019 11:22:55 AM

I applied for this scholarship because I need to make something of myself . Every additional application represents an opportunity to avoid student loans and help me graduate debt free. Plus, many scholarships can be used for expenses other than tuition. In fact, some are awarded in cash and can be used for anything from supplies to a new laptop to gas for their car.

Chisom N  on 2/11/2019 9:16:22 AM

I applies for this scholarship because I plan on becoming a doctor in the future and for that to happen, I am going to need to go to a good school. The schools I plan on attending cost a lot of money and I need some financial backup.

Anureet Ghuman  on 11/19/2018 11:17:09 PM

I was selected for the prudential spirit of community awards, but somehow the website didn't send a email to my principal and I didn't get certified. So i am sending a request that I care a lot about my community and want to make my family proud so please help me get the scholarship.

Loundia R  on 11/2/2018 10:13:52 AM

I applied this scholarship because I want a better future for me and my family I need to accomplish my goals. My parents never made it this far want i want to change that i don't work and i don't really have anyone to help me or support me. I don't money to become the reason why I don't accomplish in live. my parents can't afford my college. I'm not asking for you guys to give me everything but I'm willing to take anything i can get, something is better then nothing. thank you.

Nathalie Delille  on 10/25/2018 11:39:09 AM

I want to go to the university to become a lawyer i really need a scholarship because i don't have enough money

Thomas A  on 10/9/2018 2:06:09 PM

I believe that I have enough community service hours to apply for this scholarship. Anything to help me pursue my higher education endeavors will be appreciated.

Justin M  on 9/16/2018 2:17:18 PM

I applied for this scholarship to support my parents and so i could pay my college as well.

Jacarri B  on 8/25/2018 4:39:47 AM

I applied for this scholarship because I want the opportunity to further my education and to be able to excel and do what I love to do best. I love designing characters, art and animation. My Mom have always taught me to be a leader and not a follower. My Mom has raised me to be a respectable and hard working young man. I am elated for this opportunity and I pray I am chosen for a scholarship. Thanks!

Tuohuti A  on 6/29/2018 1:52:58 PM

It is tough for me to come to United state for study, i was only 16 years old with no English, but my mom see the future of mine in America. Since i cam here I started to like this country, because this country has more freedom than my country, freedom of speech, freedom of religion. i think i am going to be last Uyghur generation to come to United state. my national have no chance to come here to study. so i want use this opportunity to try my best to accomplish my education here and change the situation of my national Uyghur.

Dora J  on 6/24/2018 2:45:35 PM

It could be really tough to come to a new country when you are only 15 years old. But I did it. I moved to the United States almost 2 years ago and i love it. Now I'm a Junior and about to graduate in 2019. At first i was scared and shy but later on I learned that there's nothing to be afraid of. I finished freshman year in Hungary and started sophomore year here, I was able to improve my english skills a lot and one of my biggest dreams is me going to college and to be successful in life. I want to show everyone that even though, life isn't the easiest at times but it's all worth it at the end of the day. Also, I want to prove myself that I am able to do whatever I want and to never give up. I applied for this scholarship because this would help me to be successful in life and to persue the education that I desire to get.

McKenzie B  on 1/1/2018 3:04:34 PM

I applied for this scholarship to enhance my education and development as a human being. I desire to be successful in my education and I believe that this scholarship can be beneficial to my educational success. This scholarship will allow me to reach my full potential in my academics and will be valuable to my future and what lies ahead of that.

William B  on 11/13/2017 2:23:41 AM

It would be an incredible honor to be awarded this scholarship! My education has been an incredible journey for me so far and I know I’ve only just begun! Thank you for caring about students and encouraging us to be successful! If I receive this award, I promise to pay it forward! Thank you.

Gabriela F  on 10/26/2017 3:26:37 PM

Can I still apply if I am from US territory (Puerto Rico)?

aziza A  on 10/13/2015 7:11:06 AM

I applied this scholarship.. I have alot hope to get a good luck and Inspire one Help me to make my dream Come true . Thanks

Diter B  on 10/9/2015 4:25:50 PM

Will I be possible to apply, since I am an international student? Thank You a lot for the patience!

Brittany G  on 5/1/2015 3:10:11 PM

girl scout taught me something about volunteering in community service. so it feels great to apply for this scholarship.

Stephanie S  on 10/21/2011 11:31:26 AM

I applied for this scholarship. I had more than enough community service time. I did it because I wanted hopefully inspire someone else to go out and volunteer.

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