The Ambassadors Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce the winners of the following scholarships: Alex McGraw Memorial Scholarships, Inspirational Merit Scholarships, Phoneraiser.com Scholarships, Rafer Johnson Scholarship, Rising Leader Scholarships, and Travel Video Scholarships. We received over 600 qualified entries, and the selection process was not an easy one. Volunteer committees containing both students and adults met to select the candidates for each scholarship. Below are the recipients. Congratulations to each scholarship winner, and thank you to all who participated.
Alex McGraw Memorial Scholarships: In memory of People to People alumnus, Alex McGraw, these three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrated academic achievement and passion for their home state of Connecticut.
Inspirational Merit Scholarships: Twelve $2,000 scholarships were awarded to students nominated by their delegation leaders for their ability to overcome difficult circumstances, show compassion to other delegates, and demonstrate leadership.
Phoneraiser.com Scholarships: These three scholarships ($2,500, $1,500, $1,000) were awarded to students for the most innovative fundraising ideas.
Rafer Johnson Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to one student who has overcome significant physical challenges or illness while demonstrating courage and perseverance.
Rising Leader Scholarships: These two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrated excellent leadership skills while giving back to their communities.
Travel Video Scholarships: These two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to students who created outstanding videos showcasing why they believe travel will further aid their education.
The Ambassadors Scholarship Foundation will continue to announce winners as scholarships are awarded. For more information on the Ambassadors Scholarships Foundation and the scholarships we offer, visit www.AmbassadorsGiving.org