The Opportunity Rising Scholarship is for current high school and General Education Development (GED) students who are under 19 years of age and are enrolling in an institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of the upcoming school year. Please read the requirements of eligibility to apply.

The theme for this year’s essay submission is:  “The Labor, Loss and Love of a Pandemic.” In the essay, please explain what you would do and how you would handle a pandemic in your city and community. Please explain the labor, loss and love that one experiences in a pandemic event.

Make sure to answer all of these questions in your essay and submit your application on time.

Applications and emailed documents are due on Friday, June 12, 2020 by 5pm CST. 

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