Scholarship

Mission Vacation is pleased to offer the following scholarship opportunity:Each year Mission Vacation will award one (1) scholarship of $500.00 to a student who will be attending a four-year college in the United States.  The scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding individual who we feel best responds to the following prompts: 1. Americans have less vacation time than most other Western countries.  As a result, Americans travel less, and rarely travel outside of the U.S.  What can we as a society do about this?  Address this question in 500 words or less.2. In 200 words or less, describe why you believe that you are an outstanding person who should receive our scholarship.Requirements:The scholarship is open to any individual who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States full time in the following academic year.  Decisions for each year are made by April 30 for the upcoming Fall school year.  Upon award, verification of college acceptance and attendance will be made.  Funds will be paid only to the school, and not to the individual.Send your response to prompts 1 and 2 on ONE document in Word format, via email to: scholarship@missionvacation.com.  At the top of the page include the following: NameAddressEmailHigh SchoolCollege You Intent to AttendGPA (weighted) All entries are due by March 31 for April 30 decisions.  Applications received after April 30 will be held for the subsequent year.Do not put anything in the body of your email other than this statement: “I am submitting my application for the Mission Vacation scholarship.  I hereby agree that I will only be eligible to receive the scholarship if I am attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, and I agree that regardless of whether I win or not, my article may be published in the sole discretion of Mission Vacation, should my article be viewed as meritorious of publication.  By placing my name here, I declare that the attachment is my own work and is true and correct.  /Your Name/”By submitting your essay to us, you agree that we may publish your essay.  If we publish your essay, we will attribute your name as the author, but will not provide or publish any other information about you.  Your submission constitutes an irrevocable license that you grant to us for purposes of publishing your essay on our website and on any affiliated website.