Slumber Yard $1,500 Scholarship
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About This Scholarship
Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the United States.
Interests and Experience
Candidates must possess an interest in business or entrepreneurship, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional and educational experiences.
The minimum GPA required for application is 3.0, indicating that all candidates are in good academic standing.
HOW TO APPLY
Create a Video
To apply, please create a short video (no longer than five minutes) that answers the following questions:
Make your video creative and entertaining. Try to include as many personal anecdotes and examples as possible so the Scholarship Committee can get to know you on an intimate level.
Application Deadline And Submission
Scholarship candidates must submit a complete application via email by no later than July 31, 2020.
Selection Process And Notification
The Slumber Yard Scholarship Committee will review each application and notify the winning student of their award by phone no later than August 14, 2020. Upon notice of winning the scholarship, the winner will need to supply current proof of enrollment or a letter of acceptance to receive their scholarship check. In the event the winner does not respond within 96 hours of the initial contact attempt, a new winner will be chosen.
One-time award of $1,500.
2019 Scholarship Recipient
After careful consideration of several qualified and impressive applicants, we are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Slumber Yard Scholarship. Congratulations to Daniel Naqui, an incoming freshman from Florida!
Daniel will be attending the University of Miami, Florida and plans to get a Bachelor's of Science in Economics with an expected graduation date of May 2023.
Daniel is a hard working young man that's involved in various academic and extracurricular activities. He graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA (wow!) and hopes one day to start a non-profit organization to help individuals with special needs. His hobbies include: collecting trading cards, playing sports, and volunteering at local hospitals. We are confident he's going to be a success in life and a positive member of his community; we are ecstatic to award him our $1,500 scholarship. The check has already been mailed 🙂
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to use YouTube for the video?
No. You can use any platform you'd like to host your video, including Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook, and others.
Does the video need to be public?
No. You can share a private or unlisted video with us or send us the video file directly.
When will the scholarship funds be available?
The funds will be mailed within 30 days of providing current proof of enrollment or letter of acceptance.
Is The Slumber Yard scholarship renewable?
No, The Slumber Yard scholarship is a one-time award. However, new scholarships are awarded each year and winners may re-apply.
Can I mail in a paper application?
No, we do not accept any paper applications. To be considered, you must use electronic submission outlined above.
Please direct all questions to [email protected]