IVLA understands the importance of a college education for students! We also understand the expense to families in providing a college education for their children. We are proud to announce that we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who will be attending a post-secondary school in the Fall of 2023.
We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to any U.S. student accepted to a national college or university who meets the following guidelines. Our goal is to provide opportunities to make a college education more affordable to students who desire to pursue a higher education. Our selection process is merit-based and determined by the creativity of a 500 word essay submitted through our website.
U.S. resident accepted to an accredited U.S. university, community college, or trade school
Submit a 300 – 500 word essay
Have a 2.5 GPA or higher
Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student with 1+ school year(s) remaining
Must be submitted on or before April 30th, 2023
2023 College Scholarship Essay Prompt
What is the biggest goal you’ve ever set for yourself, in or out of school? What steps did you take to achieve it?
Kaila Labra is currently a senior at Kamehameha High School in Hawaii. She is a highly motivated and dedicated student with the intention of majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice as a future freshman at Oregon State University. Hardworking and driven, Kaila is determined to graduate college with a bachelor's degree before applying to law school for her Juris Doctor degree. She intends to work towards her career goal of becoming a Juvenile Justice Lawyer to advocate for youth and justice in government.
We will select a winner by June 30th, 2023. We will then work with the winner’s school to issue the funds, preferably by mid-June, but ultimately determined by the schedule of the school accepting the funds.
What documents do I need to submit with my essay?
Simply fill out the form to apply to IVLA’s college scholarship. No other documents are needed to apply.
Do I have to be an IVLA student to qualify?
You do not have to be an IVLA student to qualify. You simply must have been accepted to an accredited U.S. university, community college, or trade school.
Are the funds issued directly to me?
The funds will be issued to the school you plan on attending. The school will then apply the funds towards your tuition.