Herb It Forward Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Application Link: https://www.herbie.com/hif-scholarship/
HIF Scholarship Mission
To provide financial assistance to students who, despite growing up in challenging environments, have an incredible optimistic spirit, a desire to help others, and a passion for giving back to their communities.
Inspired by Herb Lotman, a self-made businessman whose lifetime was dedicated to helping others and giving back. “The ‘Herb it Forward’ Scholarship was created in his memory to educate those future leaders who will continue to pay it forward.
Complete and Submit the ‘Herb it Forward’ application form. Applications are open from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Submissions must be made in English received by 11:59:59 PM EST on March 1, 2018.
The 30 scholarship finalists will be announced on April 1, 2018.
Recipients of the Herb It Forward Scholarship will be notified of their award on May 1, 2018.
Scholarship winners will then be eligible to participate in events hosted by the Herb it Forward Foundation.
HIF Scholarship funds will be sent directly to recipient’s school prior to the start of the semester.
10 individuals will receive a ‘First Place’ scholarship award renewable over (4) academic calendar years to be distributed as follows;Year (1): $5,000.00, Year (2): $2,500.00, Year (3): $1,000.00, Year (4): $1,000.00.
10 individuals will receive a ‘Second Place’ scholarship award renewable over (4) academic calendar years to be distributed as follows;Year (1): $2,500.00, Year (2): $1,000.00, Year (3): $1,000.00, Year (4): $1,000.00.
10 individuals will receive a ‘Third Place’ award renewable over (4) academic calendar years to be distributed as follows;Year (1): $1,000.00, Year (2): $1,000.00, Year (3): $1,000.00, Year (4): $1,000.00.
Additional Scholarship Benefits
The recipients will be eligible for and invited to participate in Herb it Forward Foundation sponsored leadership camps and other events, including but not limited to, dinners, speaking events, and mentorship opportunities.
Terms of Scholarship Renewal:
The recipients must remain in good academic standing to continue receiving the renewable scholarship awards. The recipients will be required to provide transcripts to validate their academic standing before each distribution period. Good academic standing is defined by, but not limited to, maintaining an overall GPA of 2.7 or higher while enrolled in an accredited institution. Recipients will also be required to complete a survey and update form at the end of each semester.