Fayetteville Friends Peace Scholarship

March 31, 2025
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

The $1,000 scholarship is intended to encourage and support high school seniors in building skills of nonviolent means to eliminate war, poverty, inequality, intolerance and climate injustice. Complete information regarding this scholarship is available at our website. To be eligible, the applicant must live in Washington County (Arkansas) or be a family member of someone who attends Fayetteville Friends Meeting (Quakers). The scholarship can support college, technical school or other post-high school education. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds.

Scholarship Details

  • Offering a $1,000 scholarship
  • Intended to promote nonviolent means to eliminate social and environmental challenges
  • Open to residents of Washington County (Arkansas) or family members of attendees of Fayetteville Friends Meeting (Quakers)
  • Applicable to college, technical school, or post-high school education
  • Encouraging applicants from diverse backgrounds

Eligibility Criteria

  • Reside in Washington County (Arkansas) or be a family member of a Fayetteville Friends Meeting (Quakers) attendee

Application Process

  1. Express your interest in and commitment to nonviolent conflict resolution and community involvement
  2. Submit an application with a 600-word essay demonstrating support for nonviolent ideals and commitment
  3. Provide two references (not immediate family members) with their name, relationship, phone number, and email
  4. Deadline for application submission is March 31
  5. Submit your application and essay online or via postal mail

Members of FFM Scholarship Committee will decide who will receive the scholarship. The committee will inform the meeting and applicants of its decision. Upon notification of the scholarship award, the recipient will be invited to present their essay to FFM. After the scholarship year, the recipient will be invited again to give a report to FFM regarding their activities supported by this scholarship.

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