Non-IU Scholarships

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There are a considerable number of scholarships available from sources outside of IU. We encourage you to look for scholarship opportunities in unexpected places in your community, like public schools, nonprofit organizations, and area businesses. Check with your guidance counselor about available scholarships in your community, city, and state. We strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.

Non-IU scholarships:

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"Just Need a Chance" Scholarship

Whether you are practicing family law, criminal defense, personal injury, or any other area of law, you will frequently hear your clients tell you that they, “Just need a chance.” A chance to learn from their mistakes, a chance to recover from an injury, a chance to move on from a bad marriage, a chance to create a business. Attorneys often are able to help give people the chance they need to take the next step in life, so Law Offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates created the “Just Need a Chance” Educational Scholarship to give one lucky student who believes they have a future in law, a chance at furthering their education.

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

$2,500

ABODO Scholarship

ABODO believes Bloomington is an amazing city to live with many opportunities for Indiana University students. ABODO has created this scholarship to give back to the community and is interested in current or prospective IUB students. ABODO is currently looking for eligible students who can clearly and creatively address the provided prompt. ABODO will select one potential winner based on the criteria of writing ability, creativity, originality, and overall excellence. One winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Aaron J. Boria, PLLC Scholarship

As criminal defense lawyers we believe that by furthering education in the community this can lead to decreasing criminal activity. We also understand the challenge to pay for a good education. This is why we are happy to announce the Aaron J. Boria, PLLC Scholarship.

Undergraduate students attending an accredited university in the United States with an interest in law school are eligible to apply. Awards will be judged based on content and educational merit.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2019

Award amount:

$500

American Pavilion General Education Scholarship

American Pavilion is devoted to supporting general education and is delighted to announce that we are now offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. All students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

BRIC Go Global Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the student who has the best understanding of the importance of language learning and its place in society. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded directly to the student and can be used for tuition, books, language classes, etc.

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship

In order to further Bella Ballroom’s mission to provide opportunities to young, emerging artists, we are proud to sponsor an annual scholarship contest. This contest is open to current U.S. undergraduate students. The winner will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Bey & Associates Offering $1,000 Scholarship

Bey & Associates, a personal injury law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, is now offering a once-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school. The rising costs of education are continuing to be a struggle for many students who aim to obtain a higher education. All of the attorneys and staff members at Bey & Associates believe that by helping students overcome those struggles, our world can become a brighter place for future generations. This scholarship allows us to do just that.

Deadline for application:

July 12, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

A Clearer Path to College for all students. Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Starting this December, complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. The more effort you put in, the more chances you get to earn a scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000. If you complete all six steps, you’re eligible to earn a $40,000 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded—through monthly drawings—to students who complete each step.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

Varies

College Financing Resources For Teachers

The title “teacher” has always carried much more responsibility than simply ‘to instruct’. Motivator, role model, coach, mentor, the list could go on and on; for those who understand the true nature of teaching, it’s a calling. That’s why we at BestColleges.com have created a financial aid resource of curated scholarships for those students who call themselves future teachers.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Corban Gunn Scholarship

Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, a personal injury lawyer located in Biloxi, Mississippi, is offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall or spring semester. Corban Gunn believes that by helping students overcome the increased costs of attending college, our world can become a brighter place for today’s generation and all future generations.

Deadline for application:

July 12, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Dealhack Community Volunteer Scholarship

At Dealhack, we believe that volunteer involvement is an integral part of a strong and prosperous community. To encourage this value, we’ve decided to reward a college or university student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer involvement in their community.

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

$1,500

Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology

Deputy is proud to support women pursuing careers in technology with our Deputy Women in Technology Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one student annually who is currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, business technology administration or a related IT field.

Deadline for application:

July 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Education.com Scholarship Program

To better support educators, we’re so excited to offer our Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship. If you’re studying to become an early education teacher and can clearly demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to the field of teaching, then we want to hear from you!

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

Varies

Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship

The Electric Mobile Device Management IT Innovation Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in mobile device technology.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship opportunities and educational information available today for Hispanic students. Visit this website for information related to preparing for college, financing an education, choosing a school, immigration and legal status, first generation college students, and other resources.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minority Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. This site allows you to view scholarships based on these categories: African-American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Women. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid for College Students With Disabilities

College can be expensive for anyone, but it can be especially costly for those with disabilities. Some classroom accommodations are paid for out-of-pocket, medical bills tend to be much higher, and even transportation costs can be greater than what a typical student would have to pay to get to and from class. These are just a few of the reasons why it’s so important for students with disabilities to have ample funding options available to them. This guide focuses on those options, with the goal of helping students with disabilities find the resources they need to pay for and succeed in college.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

First Place Windows Green Home Scholarship

Climate change is one of the world’s leading problems. Everyone has a responsibility to personally make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, yet it can be a difficult task to navigate. One of the easier transitions to becoming greener is to reduce emissions generated by your own home. First Place Windows is giving away a scholarship to a full-time college student who answers the following essay questions:

  • What are the best ways of making a home more energy efficient?
  • What can you envisage that the next steps are that individuals can take to reduce their carbon footprint in the future?
  • What efforts have you personally made in reducing your own carbon footprint? 

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

$1000

First Step Scholarship

In an effort to reduce the devastating consequences of distracted driving among young drivers, the auto accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout are offering a $2,500 scholarship to students.

Deadline for application:

August 1, 2019

Award amount:

$2,500

Fountain Law Firm Scholarship

At Fountain Law Firm, we value education and helping those in need. We also understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

Deadline for application:

November 22, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Funding Your Vocational Degree Scholarships

Vocational degrees and certificates prepare students for specific careers, placing them on the fast-track to a profession. As the cost of college continues to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for vocational students to afford school. Finances should never stand in the way of students reaching their career goals. Learn more about funding a vocational degree.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Game Development Scholarship

Game development is not as simple as it sounds. It requires a lot of creativity, enthusiasm, and ability to think out of the box to become a mobile game developer. With new mobile devices getting introduced in the market everyday, the job of a game developer is becoming complex and challenging day by day.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who:

  • are studying computer science, computer engineering, tech-related
  • have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • are enrolled in a game development course
To apply for the game development scholarship program, you need to develop a game (Android or iOS) that is innovative and send the details to sunnyc@aistechnolabs.com. The student must also submit their:
  • Current Resume
  • Story
    Link to your game/mobile app development portfolio (if any)
  • Two reference letters by your work colleagues, coaches, professors, or any professional connection stating your career, accomplishments volunteered, work ethics, values, and character. These reference letters should not come from family members or friends and can also be submitted separately.

Deadline for application:

May 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Graphic Arts Scholarship

The team at Indy Displays is proud to help further the education of tomorrow’s professionals in graphic design and visual arts. Indy Displays believes in supporting talented artists and is offering a $1,000 scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Happy Trails Scholarship

Carefree of Colorado is now offering an annual $1,000 scholarship for those adventurous students pursuing higher education. The Happy Trails scholarship is in the inaugural year and we are very excited to help a young student grow along their educational journey.

Deadline for application:

June 22, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship

The Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C. is happy to support student education with our annual Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship. Students who are attending an undergraduate, JD, LLB, or LLM program at a college, university, or law school in the United States are encouraged to apply. Undergraduates must be interested in pursuing a law school education.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman Annual College Scholarship

There are many financial burdens that come along with a college degree: tuition, housing, textbooks, etc. The firm gladly offers this scholarship to help students begin their journey on the road to becoming an attorney. Annually a winner is selected to receive $500 towards their pre-legal education. High school seniors or current college students planning to pursue a JD (attorney) or comparable degree within the U.S. are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Higher Ed Grants for African American Students

To help reduce debt after graduation, minorities including African Americans may be eligible for federal, state, and privately funded education grants to help them earn a college degree. There are several need- and merit-based grants for post-secondary education available to African Americans, including those specific to women, men, or for students pursuing a specific field of study, such as engineering or science. Grant amounts typically range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. As is the case for many grants, recipients may be required to reapply for funds annually and/or receive additional funds based on their academic progress.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Houzz Scholarship Program

Houzz's goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and construction management. We love innovation and are looking for the best and brightest in the residential design world. Scholarships include: Women in Architecture, Residential Design, Sustainable Residential Design, and Residential Construction Management

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2019

Award amount:

$2,500

Indiana Student Recycling Leadership Corps Scholarship

The Student Recycling Leadership Corps is an interactive scholarship program for 12 Indiana high school students who wish to increase the impact of recycling at their school. The goal of the Leadership Corps is to engage Student Leaders across Indiana in recycling initiatives in their communities to build the next generation of recycling champions. Throughout the one academic year duration of the program, students will gain valuable leadership skills, hands-on project management experience, and intimate recycling knowledge. Once selected, Student Leaders are charged with implementing the following two elements of the program: 1) Facilitating the Recycle Rally program with an adult ally at their school and 2) Implementing a public space recycling project of their choice in their school and/or community. Upon completion of both projects and at school years’ end, each Student Leader will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Javier Villarreal Law Firm Scholarship

The Villarreal Law Firm is a leading personal injury law firm in Brownsville, Texas. Our attorneys service people in Brownsville, Harlingen, San Benito and other cities in Cameron County with aggressive legal representation in areas such as car and truck accidents and other areas of personal injury law. We strongly believe in supporting our communities and in supporting the next generation of attorneys who will fight for the rights of their clients. To this end, we are announcing our 2019 scholarship program.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Ken Nunn Scholarship

The attorneys at the Ken Nunn Law Office are firm believers in education and the various benefits that come with pursuing a college degree. Our firm is pleased to announce an upcoming scholarship opportunity for one student who desires to continue their education. High school seniors, currently enrolled college students, and students planning to return to college are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

August 19, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship

Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 55 years, we’ve been providing access to affordable education for the children of Marine and Navy Corpsman attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs.

Deadline for application:

March 1, 2020

Award amount:

Varies

Military Scholarship Essay Contest for Military Personnel, Veterans, and Spouses

Everybody knows that education is valuable, but it can sometimes also be expensive. Paying for your education on top of everyday expenses can be difficult, and every little bit can help! Therefore, in an attempt to try to show gratitude to the sacrifices made by the United States of America’s military families, eLearners is offering a scholarship worth $1,000 to eligible military veterans and spouses in an effort to help offset the costs associated with enhancing your education and pursuing those next steps in your civilian career path.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

MyBioSource Scholarship Program

MyBioSource is proud to offer a total of $10,000 in scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in accredited colleges/universities for the fall 2018 semester. With these programs, we are thrilled to part take in supporting education to students in all regions. The world continues to grow and unfold new developments, trends, and movements in all aspects, shaping the overall strength of academics. MyBioSource hopes that with these scholarship programs it will open up the doors and allow the intensity and power of education to circulate the minds of students allowing them to change the world one step at a time.

Deadline for application:

June 28, 2019

Award amount:

Varies

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program

Every month we will award a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing careers in healthcare or education.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

$1,000

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship

The North American Van Lines Logistic Scholarship is open to all US residents attending an accredited University and seeking an undergraduate degree in Logistics, Business, or a related field. To enter, applicants will submit a 400-800 word essay discussing their reasons for their college major. 5 winners will be chosen, each earning $1,000 to go to the school of their choosing.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Paradigm Malibu Depression Treatment Education Scholarship

Please submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won. We are excited to hear your story.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Progressive Young Artist Awards (PYAA) Scholarship Program 2018–2019

Each year, three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students that have best communicated progressive thinking through their artwork. Mediums include:

  • Mixed media
  • Drawing
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Sculpture

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

Scholarship America's Dream Award

The Dream Award is Scholarship America’s renewable scholarship program for financially needy students who have overcome barriers and have successfully started their college education. Awards were made to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships are both renewable and increase in amount each year. Scholarship America provides Dream Awards ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 based on the individual student’s financial need. Each student’s award will increase by $1,000 each year to help them successfully finish school and earn their degrees.

Be notified when applications for 2020 are available.

Deadline for application:

TBA

Award amount:

$5,000–$15,000

Scholarship for Children of Divorce and Single-Parent Families

Over the last two decades, attorney Edward R. Weinstein. Esq. has dedicated his career to guiding families through the emotionally challenging landscape of divorce, child custody disputes, domestic violence and other family law matters. A financial award in the amount of $500 will be given each year to a higher education student who has demonstrated a high degree of determination and perseverance despite the hurdles he or she may have encountered earlier in life due to parental divorce or estrangement.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$500

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Veterans

Navigating the financial aid waters can feel daunting for anyone—but particularly veterans and service members given the sheer number of options. This guide clears the confusion, helping individuals find the right financial aid programs and avoid dangerous scams. It not only covers the benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill and other federal programs, but also scholarships and grants that can supplement GI Bill benefits. Each year, thousands of financial aid dollars go unawarded and are turned back to their sponsors due to a lack of applicants.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

A compilation of resources to guide Hispanic and Latino Students through the college application process, bestcolleges.com provides guides for DACA students to complete the FAFSA, tips for completing scholarship applications, and links to specific scholarships and scholarship search engines.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Scholarships for Single Mothers and Fathers

Single parents made up more than 15% of the undergraduate population in US colleges and universities as of 2012. According to the American Council on Education, more than half of this demographic were first generation college students and in the low-income bracket. Though students who are single parents may be fighting a seemingly uphill battle to fund their college experience, there are significant rewards in higher education.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Sixt Scholars Program

Sixt rent a car is offering five high school seniors graduating in 2019 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship towards their study at any 2 or 4 year accredited university. Applicants must have a minimum 3.7 GPA and provide a copy of their high school transcript.

Deadline for application:

TBA

Award amount:

$5,000

Staver Law Group National Scholarship

Every day we help people who have been hurt in Chicago car accidents or other types of personal injury situations and are struggling to keep up with medical bills and their daily lives. We are dedicated to helping them navigate their situations, and we have designed this scholarship to award a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$5,000

Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship

At Surgent, we understand that passing the challenging CPA exam to become a licensed accountant is a major undertaking. We’re proud of how well our CPA Review course helps accounting students all over the country tackle the CPA Exam and become CPAs faster. And now we want to do even more to support aspiring CPAs out there by supporting some deserving students. That’s why we created the Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to any currently-enrolled students working towards an accounting or finance major at an accredited college or university within the United States. Two winners will be chosen for this scholarship. First prize will receive $1,000 and one runner-up will receive $500.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship

As a leader in professional education, we're committed to supporting the ambition of accounting and finance professionals through a quality exam review program. For that reason, and many others, we're incredibly proud of our proprietary software, A.S.A.P. Technology, and how it's given EA, CIA, CISA, CMA, and CPA Exam candidates the ability to improve their comprehension of exam content while reducing their study time. Supporting career ambition is exactly why we created the Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to any currently-enrolled students working towards an accounting or finance major at an accredited college or university within the United States. Two winners will be chosen for this scholarship. First prize will receive $1,000 and one runner-up will receive $500.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship

We are excited to announce the Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to assist one driven, kind-hearted college student with a history of going beyond themselves to do good for others.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Accident Survivor Scholarship

This scholarship is offered annually to a student who has overcome serious injuries suffered as a result of a car accident, medical error, or other incident caused by someone’s carelessness. In order to be eligible, applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in their first year of an accredited college or law school and submit a brief personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) describing the incident, how it has affected the applicants’ life, and the steps they have taken to overcome their injuries. The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the personal statement.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Data Group’s Annual Technology Scholarship

Our annual scholarship will be awarded to those that can explore their current relationship with technology as well as look to the future to see where their passion for technology may take them.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Einstein Moving Academic Scholarship

Einstein Moving is proud to announce the Einstein Moving Scholarship. Our scholarship fund was designed to help students of high academic achievement offset the ever-increasing cost of higher education. We are awarding an annual $1,000 scholarship to a deserving college student and are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 year. Students must be enrolled for the January 2019 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Future is Female Scholarship

True&Co. is a female-founded company, and our team is full of brilliant, beautiful, quirky women. A female-forward spirit is essential both to who we are, and what we do: We make products for women that celebrate the female body and spirit. We believe that our products, along with this driving mission, can, at their best, help empower women. Tell us what makes you exceptional and have a chance to win $3,000 to put towards the Educational Course of your choice. Whether it’s Coding, Design, Marketing, Research, Film — we want you to follow your passion.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

Varies

The Haven at College Recovery Education Scholarship

The Haven at College is dedicated to helping to support addiction recovery education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

Deadline for application:

November 18, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Thomas Law Offices College Scholarship

Thomas Law Offices, a personal injury law firm in Louisville, Kentucky, is offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall/spring semester. The rising costs of education are continuing to be a hardship many students struggle to overcome. Our Louisville personal injury lawyers believe that by helping students overcome those struggles, our world can become a brighter place for future generations. This scholarship gives us an opportunity to do just that.

Deadline for application:

July 12, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Trey Porter Law Scholarship

Trey Porter wants to support the next generation of leaders and help grow the future in the legal society. Candidates should submit a 500-800 word essay detailing how they plan to make their community a better place after graduation

Deadline for application:

March 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships

UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Visual Art Scholarship

Logo design is one of the most significant areas of visual art as it plays important role in communicating with the target audience. Logo design plays a major role in communicating with the target audience. Even if the company’s name is not mentioned in the logo, people recognize the company and its nature of the business. A Logo is the first thing a visitor would notice as soon as he/she lands on your website or mobile app. Thus, it should be created with a lot of passion and meticulously.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate students:

  • enrolled in Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication and/or Creative Advertising course 
  • have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • are at least 18 years old
The student must submit 3 logo designs for a:
  • Logo design company
  • Mobile app development company
  • Recruitment agency

Deadline for application:

May 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

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