If you participated in a volunteer event at least once in 2017, you could win a scholarship and a paid trip to Washington D.C.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award honors students in every state who are making a difference. The scholarship is open to 5–12th grade students who try to serve their communities.
Interested the Prudential Spirit of Community Award? Here’s how to apply:
To get started:
- Fill out an application by November 6 at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit.
- Get nominated by a guidance counselor. Counselors have to select students by November 16. Our counselors will be able to select 1 out of every 1,000 students.
The Prudential Spirit of Community committee will select one nomination from each state, plus 10 runners-up. If you are selected, you could be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship.
From the selected in each student are 10 national finalists. If you’re one of the top 10 national youth selected, you will win $5,000 and a paid trip to Washington DC to attend the ceremony.
The application to apply ends November 6. Get started here, and if you need any help, please reach out to your guidance counselor.
Looking for additional scholarships? Our guidance counselors can help.
There are endless amounts of scholarships available for students, even if your GPA isn’t all that high.
We are working on providing resources for scholarships on our Primavera website, stay tuned!
In the meantime, remember, our guidance counselors are extremely knowledgeable in this subject area. They are here to help you figure out financing your post-secondary journey.
If you’re looking for a few quick resources, here are the top scholarship sites recommended by Primavera guidance counselors:
- Fastweb (scholarship contests and essay scholarships available)/
- Arizona State University scholarship estimator (this includes scholarships outside of ASU itself).
And, of course, there is FAFSA–money loaned or granted to students by the government–available to college students. You can learn more about that here.
Your guidance counselor is available at 480.456.6678, option 4. Don’t forget to apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award by November 6.
If you’re interested in receiving personalized support from our guidance counselors, get started as a Primavera student here.