WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

The WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for students who have immigrated to the United States on or after January 1, 2010.

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About the Scholarship

America is home to many immigrants who fuel our nation’s growth and development.

In 2018, more than 63% of foreign-born adults were employed compared to about 60% of native adults, among them brilliant thinkers, inventors, innovators, and incredibly hard-working individuals.

Despite this, immigrants are often targeted or stigmatized, creating a divide between those born abroad and those born in the country. To remove societal barriers and provide immigrants with equal means to succeed, there must be continuous discussion and distinct opportunities for immigrants all over the country.

WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship will support a recent immigrant who has big aspirations for their future in the United States.


Scholarship Details

Scholarship details
  • Deadline: The application deadline is September 21, 2021.
  • Award Amount: $500
  • Time To Apply: 2 minutes

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students who have immigrated to the US on or after January 1, 2010

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident

Eligibility requirements

How to Apply

You can apply for this scholarship on the Bold.org scholarship platform. Just set up a student profile on Bold.org and submit your application.

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Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

When is the scholarship deadline?

The application deadline is September 21, 2021.

What is the scholarship prize?

The scholarship award is $500.

When will the winner be chosen and notified?

Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.

How will the scholarship be paid?

We will send the $500 award check to the winner in their name.

How can I contact you with questions?

If you have any questions about the scholarship, you can email scholarships@wisegeek.com

How will my application information be used?

WiseGeek manages this scholarship with the support of the Bold.org scholarship platform. Bold.org takes student confidentiality and privacy incredibly seriously. Please refer to the application page on Bold.org for full details.


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