Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

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Moms always said eat your veggies before you leave the table.  Did you listen to her?  Have you taken it as far as sharing it with your community? 

Scholarship:  Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Awarding Organization:  Vegetarian Resource Group

Amount:  Two $5,000 scholarships and one $10,000 scholarship

Number of Scholarships Awarded:  3

Eligible Students:  High school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their school and community.

How to Apply:  Complete the paper application, as well as provide your high school transcript, three letters of recommendations, and an essay describing how you have promoted vegetarianism in your high school and community.

Deadline:  February 20th

Website:  http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

Best of luck, and please see the awarding organization’s website for full scholarship details and requirements.

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Written by Beth Feinberg Keenan
Beth Feinberg Keenan is a member of College Coach’s team of college finance experts. Before joining College Coach, Beth worked as a Senior Financial Aid Officer at Northeastern University.