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Honoring Scholarship

1921 Foundation Veda Somerville Honoring Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

The 1921 Foundation Honoring Scholar Program seeks to find young college women who are heavily involved in their community and devote their time to making a positive impact while striving for academic success. The Honoring scholar exhibits high scholastic achievement, high moral character, and strong sense of compassion for the needs of others. One honoree will be chosen to receive a $1000 scholarship for her outstanding commitment and leadership in community service. The applicant must be a current student, in good standing, and be enrolled full time at USC, CSULA, or Occidental College the year of the application deadline. Only one honoree will be receiving the Honoring Scholarship.

The 1921 Foundation Scholarship Committee will select a winner after reviewing the nominations and applicant criteria and shall be named at the closing of the Honoring Women Ceremony.

Application Materials

All applicants must submit at least a 500 word essay on the topic “Love for All Mankind” along with a brief summary of their community involvement.

Application Materials must be mailed in one packet. Transcripts and letters of recommendation should be included in the same packet. Incomplete, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline

February 2nd - application will be considered for the 1921 Foundation Scholarship Program.

The 1921 Foundation Scholarship Committee will notify winners by March 30th and names will be posted on the 1921 Foundation Scholarship Program web site. Winners will be recognized at the Annual Honoring Women Celebration.

Scholarship Conditions

Honoring Scholarships may be used to supplement benefits from the college or university a student plans to attend and from other foundations or organizations. Scholars may use the scholarship to cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, room and board, computers, health insurance, and other college-related expenses.