RARE “Everyday Hero” Scholarship Opportunity!

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The RARE “Everyday Hero” Scholarship is for high school seniors planning to attend a Michigan college, university or post-secondary school after graduating. The purpose is to engage young people in identifying everyday heroes throughout our state and through the process of discovery and writing, to become inspired about life’s possibilities.

Students wishing to enter the scholarship competition are required to submit an original, well-documented essay about someone whom they consider to be an Everyday Hero because through their life’s work; they are making a difference for others, now and for the future.

Winning students will receive a $2,500 scholarship toward tuition and honored at our annual Night of Heroes Dinner. The subject of the Everyday Hero essay may receive the RARE Everyday Hero Award and special recognition at the event. A selection committee will select the winners of the Everyday Hero Award.

The application is available now and due by December 1st.  Please visit our website here to learn more about this amazing scholarship opportunity. For any questions or concerns please contact Anna at