Girl Up 2021 Scholarship Fund for Young women Leaders

Girl Up 2021 Scholarship Fund for Young women Leaders

Girl Up 2021 Scholarship Fund for Young women Leaders

Girl Up is committed to bridging the gender gap and breaking down barriers everywhere they exist. Supported by partners and donors, the new Girl Up Scholarship Fund honors young leaders’ unwavering commitment to making the world a better place for every girl, everywhere. In its first year, the Fund will support 20 Girl Up members as they pursue higher education.

About Girl Up

Girls have a tremendous, often untapped power to change the world. Girl Up helps girls access their inner power to advance the skills, rights, and opportunities of girls everywhere.

Aim and Benefits of Girl Up Scholarship Fund

If you are selected to receive a scholarship, the funds will go directly to your higher education institution and credited to your tuition expenses.

Requirements for Girl Up Scholarship Fund Qualification

To be eligible for the Girl Up Scholarship Fund, applicants must:

  • Be a Girl Up member from anywhere around the world
  • Enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, or technical college by the time of selection (graduating high school seniors can apply!)
  • Be pursuing education related to select categories:
    • Storytelling – If you are majoring in communications, creative writing, videography, graphic design, journalism, or a related field OR you are using storytelling to create change in your community.
      Examples: being on your school newspaper, organizing poetry readings, using your social media as a platform for change, etc.
    • Sports – If you are majoring in kinesiology, sports medicine, athletic training, sports administration and management, pre-physical therapy, physical education teaching, or a related field OR you are using sports to create change in your community.
      Examples: mentoring younger female athletes, playing a collegiate sport and using your platform for social good, increasing spectators at female sporting events, etc.
    • STEM – If you are majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related field OR you are using STEM to create change in your community.
      Examples: teaching younger students to code, creating an app for social good, tutoring female students in STEM, etc.


Application Deadline

May 17, 2021

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Girl Up on app.mykaleidoscope.com to apply

If you have questions about the above categories please email info@girlup.org

For full eligibility and more information on the Girl Up Scholarship Fund or application.

Once applications open on April 15, 2021 the deadline to apply for the current scholarship cycle is May 17, 2021, 11:59 pm EST.

Apply here Now!

For more details, visit Girl Up website.

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