Offer: 2007-2008 Global Action Awards-A Call for Applications (USA)
Do you know a U.S. high school student who has led a project that had a direct, positive impact on people in developing countries or that raised awareness about global poverty? You might suggest that he or she apply for this $5000.00 scholarship:
The Global Action Awards honor U.S. high school students who have led a project that had a direct, positive impact on people in developing countries or that raised awareness about global poverty. The Awards celebrate young people who have shown great leadership in areas such as preventing disease, alleviating hunger, protecting the environment, promoting human rights, and improving access to education.
Honorees receive $5,000 for higher education or a charitable cause of their choice, and are honored at a ceremony in New York City.
Open to current U.S. high school students and those who graduated from high school in spring 2007.
Source: NetAid, an initiative of Mercy Corps