Children in classrooms without literature collections read 50% less than children in classrooms with such collections.
Source(s): International Reading Association

Readers & Leaders Annual Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY

This annual scholarship is open to all high school seniors who have volunteered for The 2nd & 7 Foundation’s reading program. Our mission is to promote reading by providing free books and positive role models to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the community to pay it forward. This scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated what it means to pay it forward, while showing promise to continue to live a life of service to the community.

WHO

  • Current/Former student-athlete volunteers with The 2nd & 7 Foundation’s reading program in the United States
  • High School Senior

WHAT

  • $2,700 Scholarship
  • One-time award (non-renewable)

WHEN

  • Deadline to apply: Jan 30
  • Applications accepted Dec 1 – Jan 30
  • Application review period Feb - April
  • Awards announced May 1

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete application, including essay
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (Non-relative; appropriate letters would be from coaches, teachers, volunteer directors, etc.)

Application

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