Awesemo's Annual Diversity in Sports Media Scholarship - Thank You!

Thank you for applying to the Awesemo Diversity in Sports Media Scholarship! We are looking forward to reading your essay responses.

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Application Period Opens: July 15, 2020
Application Period Closes: May 1, 2021
Award Amount: $5,000


The Awesemo Annual Diversity in Sports Media Scholarship award is to be spent on tuition, fees, books, academic supplies, and anything else related to the student’s education at their enrolled university. Scholarship funds may not be used for any non-academic purpose. Recipient must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States. Their enrollment status may be subject to verification prior to the scholarship award being made. Enrollment status will be verified after a recipient is selected and before the award is disbursed. employees and their immediate family members are prohibited from submitting applications or receiving the award.


The application period opens on July 15, 2020, and closes on May 1, 2021. Applicants must submit their applications directly on the website.


The award amount is $5,000 USD. The award will be disbursed via single payment directly to the student. If it is found that the student does not meet enrollment or eligibility requirements, the award status will be revoked at the discretion of Applicants must reside in the United States and be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. The recipient will be selected based on their responses to the essay questions published on the scholarship website. All submitted essays must be original work of the applicant. The applicant with the best essay responses will be selected to receive the award. This criteria is subject to the sole discretion of employees reviewing submitted essays. Submissions received after the application deadline (May 1, 2021) will not be accepted or reviewed under any circumstances.


Once an award recipient is chosen from the pool of applicants, the recipient will be notified via email and telephone. By submitting an application, is granted permission to contact applicants regarding their application via their submitted email address. By submitting an application, is also granted permission to post the award recipient’s name and school website, and their name and school may be publicized across other properties (including, but not limited to, social media, blogs, and other media outlets). Scholarship recipients may be required to submit a current photo and submit a release granting permission to use their photo on’s website and in other marketing communications. The information you provide is subject to’s privacy policy, located at /privacy-policy. 


Applicants may withdraw their application at any time by notifying via email ([email protected]) at least 24 hours prior to the application deadline of May 1, 2021. Withdrawal request may be validated by by any means, including through verification of email or other criteria. If the award recipient declines the award, or if the award recipient is found to be not eligible for the award, another applicant will be selected to receive the award from the available pool of applicants. If the award winner does not reply by the date specified in the email communication, reserves the right not to award the scholarship to the winner, and to award the scholarship to another applicant or to redistribute the scholarship award dollars to another scholarship. 


This applicant’s enrollment status will be verified before the award is disbursed.


An applicant who is a minor in his/her/their state of residence must obtain and submit written permission from his/her/their parent/legal guardian to apply.


By applying for the scholarship, applicants agree to these Terms and Conditions, which are final and binding in all respects.

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