Niche College Scholarship

Secular Student Activist Scholarships

July 31, 2024
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

The Secular Student Alliance offers a variety of student activist scholarships for full-time college and high school students pursuing excellence in their academic studies and activists for secular values on their campus and/or in their community.

If you have a passion for state/church separation and intersectional activism, please apply today.

Scholarship Details

  • Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000
  • Open to full-time high school and college students in the U.S.
  • Designed to support secular activism on campus or in the community
  • Includes state-specific scholarships and scholarships for specific populations, including Black, Hispanic, Jewish, Native American students, students attending an HBCU, students using art for activism, students outspoken on state/church separation, and active-duty military or veterans

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in high school or college in the United States
  • Engaged in activism promoting secular values
  • Applicants may be involved in various forms of activism, including but not limited to secularism, intersectional activism, state/church separation, and using art for activism

Application Process

  1. Describe your involvement in secular and intersectional activism both on and off campus
  2. Outline your activism plans for this academic year
  3. Share your journey to secularism and how it will remain a part of your life
  4. Discuss how your identity intersects with your secularism
  5. Explain any obstacles, barriers, or financial hardships you've faced in your academic pursuits
  6. Describe the role this scholarship would play in overcoming these challenges

For a portion of the application process, you will need to create a thirty to sixty second video featuring you providing us further detail on one part of your application. Scholarship Search