SchoolHouse Connection’s Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program

SchoolHouse Connection’s Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program

  • $2500 Scholarship
  • One-on-One Support from Staff and a National Peer Support Network
  • All-Expenses-Paid Awards Trip to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida
  • All-Expenses-Paid Advocacy Trip to Washington, DC
  • All-Expenses-Paid Retreat Trip Focused on Workforce Success
  • Opportunities to Engage in Local, State, and National Advocacy Work

You Are Eligible if:

  • You are currently residing in the United States (Note: undocumented applicants are eligible)
  • You were born on or after June 1, 2004
  • You will begin college (four year, community college, or trade school) for the first time in 2025 (not including dual-enrollment courses) 
  • You experienced homelessness in the last six years

Application Components:

  • Full High School Transcript (Unofficial or Official) 
  • Letter of Recommendation (at least one and a maximum of three)
  • Essay (1,000 words maximum that answers all three of the topics below)
  • Your experience of homelessness and how it relates to your life and education. 
  • Your commitment to education during your experience of homelessness.
  • Your desire to attend college

For more information and to apply, please visit this link:

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