The ASTEP Changemakers Scholarship will award two $1,000 scholarships, each supporting a Black student who has demonstrated leadership and a commitment to social justice. This scholarship will support the recipients’ educational journey.
Eligibility- Must be a graduating high school senior and resident of New York City. This scholarship may be used at an accredited college, university, vocational, or technical training program. Of the two scholarships, one will be awarded specifically for a student attending an HBCU (Historically Black College or University). Former ASTEP students are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit either a video or an essay to answer the question:
How are you an agent of transformation toward social justice? Give specific examples from your life and personal beliefs.
Video Requirements: Must be a link (ex. unlisted on YouTube or Vimeo); Must be under 5 mins
Essay Requirements: Must be under 1,000 words; Must be in PDF format; File should be labeled FirstnameLastname.pdf
Applicants must also provide a personal reference
Submission deadline: July 31, 2020
Winners will be contacted by August 15, 2020