The Girl Up Scholarship Fund is a youth-centered leadership initiative that focuses on equity for girls and women in places where they are unheard or underrepresented. Girl Up has announced that it is now accepting applications for the Girl Up Scholarship Fund.
Girl Up holds the belief that having girls and women in positions of authority leads to the creation of an environment that is more just and equitable for everyone.
The goal of Girl Up is to provide financial support in the form of awards, honorariums, and scholarships to its network of young participants located all over the globe. Girl Up is pleased to administer the 2023 Scholarship Fund because they are aware of the correlation between educating a girl and educating a country.
WWE is a happy supporter of the 2023 Sports for a Purpose Scholarship Fund, and Noble Panacea is a proud supporter of the 2023 STEM for Social Good Scholarship Fund.
Scholarships offered under the Girl Up Sports for a Purpose Program
Scholarship for Girl Up’s STEM for Social Good programme.
Each scholarship awards a total of $2500 USD over the course of one academic year and is only valid for that one year.
If you are awarded the scholarship, what are the requirements that go along with it?
You commit to carrying out a project or event in your community that is associated with STEM or sports, and you further agree to provide feedback on your project or event to the Girl Up team three months after obtaining your scholarship. Although these projects or events are flexible, they typically require between five and ten hours to complete.
You agree to share your story for Girl Up social media, the Girl Up website, and any other publication. You agree to submit an annual survey to the Girl Up Team sharing how you act as a global gender justice activist in your community.
You agree to submit all necessary payment information to ensure successful scholarship disbursement. You agree to follow all Girl Up award policies as outlined post acceptance.
The Criteria for Eligibility
Scholarship for Girls Participating in Sports With a Purpose The Girl Up Sports for a Purpose Scholarship is looking for changemakers who are actively having an impact and can identify with one of the following categories: As athletes in the neighbourhoods in which they live;
OR Contributing to sports or athletics-related events in their communities or on the sports field in some way (*this can also include events or categories surrounding mental health and wellness);
and OR Studying or pursuing a sports-related field (such as sports medicine, sports journalism, sports photography, sports management, women’s health, or other health-related fields). Additional requirements for applicants include the following:
Be registered as a full-time student in a college, university, or technical school by the fall of 2023;
the month of September 2023 serves as the cutoff for enrollment;
(Full-time students can include masters and or graduate candidates as long as within the Girl Up age range clarified in the bullet).
Be in the age range of 13 to 24 years old;
The applicant’s university or college must be able to receive check or ACH transfer in US dollars (please check with the financial aid office of your university or college for more information on this requirement); The applicant is looking for disbursement for the Fall of 2023.
Girl up Scholarship from Stem for Social Good Program The Girl Up STEM for Social Good Scholarship is looking for changemakers who are already having an impact and who could identify with one of the following categories: Studying or working in a STEM-related profession;
OR Participating in STEM-related activities in their local communities;
OR Making a contribution of some kind to the STEM field; and In addition to that, applicants should: Be registered as a full-time student in a college, university, or technical school by the time Fall 2023 rolls around;
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the month of September 2023 serves as the cutoff point for enrollment. (Full-time students can include masters and or graduate candidates as long as within the Girl Up age range clarified in the bullet).
Be between the ages of 13 and 24 years old; The applicant’s university or college must be able to accept a check or an ACH transfer in US dollars (for more information, please check with the financial assistance office at your university or college);
and The applicant is interested in receiving their funds during the Fall of 2023.
Please be aware that this is an application for those interested in STEM Scholarships as well as Sports Scholarships.
Please select either the STEM or Sports categories when asked “What Girl Up category are you applying for?” The application process will be different for the STEM Scholarship Fund and the Sports Scholarship Fund depending on which one you choose to apply for. The inquiries that need to be answered by you will be determined by your selections.
The following are the qualifications for the STEM and Sports Scholarship for 2023-2024:
Must be registered as a full-time student in a college, university, or technical school by the time fall semester 2023 rolls around; the month of September 2023 serves as the cutoff for enrollment. (Full-time students can include masters and or graduate candidates as long as within the Girl Up age range clarified in the bullet).
Must be between the ages of 13 and 24; Must be interested in or pursuing STEM or sports in some way (this requirement is further clarified in the explanations of the individual scholarships);
The applicant’s university or college must have the ability to accept a check or an ACH transfer in US dollars (for more information, please verify with the financial aid office at your university or college); and the applicant is looking for disbursement for the Fall of 2023.
Their Scholarship programme is open to all young women, regardless of their gender identity or expression, including those who identify as cis, trans, and non-binary.
Girl Up encourages people of any nationality, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural, or ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic that may be protected by legislation to submit an application.
Please consult the Girl Up Scholarship Fund website for further details.
Deadline: 3rd April 2023