ACT STUDENT CHAMPION AWARD
AMOUNT: $500 (non-renewable)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 31 (winners notified by January 31)
ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QL5J99Z (must be done in one sitting; cannot start and come back to it later)
DESCRIPTION: The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. Must meet the following criteria to apply: (1) be a student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions, (2) must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date (no super-scoring), and (3) preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
Requires essay (2000 characters or less, including spaces): Tell us what your future career looks like and how you plan to get there. Response may include:
- Any challenges you overcame on your journey to college and career readiness.
- The skills and people that helped you on this journey.
- Lessons learned from extracurricular activities.