Sahara Hope Scholarship For Women Empowered To Change The World

First Place: $5,000 | Second Place: $1,500

Photo of Sahara Smiling

On March 22nd, 2021, our friend Sahara was shot and killed three days after her 23rd birthday.

While it is important to understand what happened, Sahara’s life will not be defined by this act of violence.

Instead, she is remembered for the many lives she touched in her young life, and how many more people she will continue to inspire and impact through her legacy.

Criteria: 

  • Women who are currently admitted/enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university
  • A cumulative GPA (at the most recent education level) of 3.0
  • Currently reside in the United States
  • Extra Consideration will be given to applicants impacted by domestic violence
  • Extra Consideration will be given to applicants with an education/career in sexual health
  • Extra Consideration will be given to academic achievement, financial need and the student’s community service record

Guidelines: 

  • Complete the Application By November 15th, 2022
  • Include an essay of up to 1,500 words (500 words recommended) on Why You Deserve This Scholarship
  • Winners Will Be Selected By December 1st, 2022
  • Awards will be disbursed in January of 2023
  • Upon being selected, you will be required to verify enrollment 

Amount: 

  • A minimum of $5,000 will be disbursed toward education expenses for a first-place winner
  • A minimum of $1,500 will be disbursed toward education expenses for a second-place winner
  • Donations will be accepted throughout the application period and will be distributed amongst the winners 

Funds and donations are provided by Live For Another.