The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships in the USA, 2019

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Application for the Vegetarian Resource Group for the scholarships for graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities has commenced.

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring 2019.

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger.

Scholarship Description:

Applications Deadline: February 20, 2019.
Course Level: These scholarships are available for graduating U.S. high school students.
Study Subject: These scholarships will be awarded in any field.
Scholarship Award: One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given.
Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply.
Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to students from the USA.
Entrance Requirements: The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in Spring 2019.

Application Procedure:

When applying, include the following (Use additional paper if necessary):

  1. Name of Applicant
  2. Full Address of Applicant
  3. City, State, Zip
  4. Email address
  5. Phone number
  6. Date of birth
  7. Date of expected graduation from high school
  8. Grade average in high school
  9. College(s) applied/accepted to (Optional/ if known)
  10. Anticipated major in college
  11. Parents’ or Guardians’ names
  12. Parents’ or Guardians’ addresses
  13. City, State, Zip of Parents’ or Guardians’
  14. High school principal
  15. Name of one high school teacher
  16. Name of high school
  17. Address of high school
  18. City, State, Zip high school
  19. People in the vegetarian movement, if any, who know you (include contact information)
  20. Extracurricular activities (please describe)
  21. Favorite subjects in school
  22. How did you hear about the scholarship?
  23. submit an essay addressing the following
  24. How you promoted vegetarianism in your high school and/or community
  25. Your successes
  26. Your challenges
  27. What you learned/what you would do differently
  28. How you expect to promote vegetarianism in college and beyond
  29. Your future goals
  30. Your strengths
  31. Your weaknesses
  32. Your “perfect” life in five years
  33. Why you should receive this scholarship
  34. How you became vegetarian and why you are vegetarian
  35. How you define vegetarian
  36. Why vegetarianism is important to you
  37. What else is important to you
  38. What vegetarian foods you would recommend to a non-vegetarian
  39. What restaurants you would recommend to a non-vegetarian
    Also, attach:
  • A copy of your transcripts or report cards for the past two years. (An official copy is not necessary. Photocopies of your report cards will suffice.)
  • Three or more recommendations (including at least one teacher).
  • Any documentation related to your promotion of vegetarianism in high school and/or community including photographs, newspaper stories, etc.

How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must download the application form and send application and attachments to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information call (410) 366-8343 or email vrg@vrg.org.

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