Scholarship

The Grateful Hippie Foundation Inc. is offering the “Peace Love and Happiness” scholarship Grant to college-bound students from single parent homes that are receiving public assistance, with a B average while attending high school, are going to a local community college/university, and, will be living at home.
The Grateful Hippie Foundation Inc. is sponsoring a “Peace, Love and Happiness” Scholarship. The scholarship offer is for legal residents of the United States who are accepted to or enrolled in a 2+ year undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school located within their community in the US for the academic year 2020 -2021.

This is a Grant Scholarship and does not require repayment.

Applications will be accepted by mail ONLY.

All applications (as defined below) are subject our Rules and Regulations.

Agreement to Rules and Regulations
When you submit an application for a Scholarship (as defined below), you are fully and unconditionally agreeing that you will be bound by the following Rules and Regulations. Incomplete applications will not be considered and discarded.

The complete application includes eight (8) parts
part 1: Contact Information
part 2: parent Information (required for minors)
part 3: Liability and Publicity Release
part 4: Letter of Recommendation (from a non-family member)
part 5: Personal Essay of 500 words of what you are grateful for
part 6: Proof of receiving public assistance
part 7: High School diploma or GED certificate/Transcript
part 8 Family information

Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for a “peace, love and happiness scholarship”, you must meet the following criteria:
Students enrolled in a graduate program are not eligible for this scholarship.
– Be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.
– Be accepted to or enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program at an accredited community college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school in their local community, located in the United States as defined by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
– Live in a single parent home.
– Receiving public benefits while attending while continuing education.
– Have a GED or graduated H.S.
– Male or Female at least 16 years old, But not over 23
– Living at home with a single parent while continuing education.

Scholarships are based on financial need.

All information in the application, application package, and acceptance package must be complete, true, and verifiable and meet all eligibility requirements as set forth in these Rules and Regulations. Any application containing false or intentionally or materially misleading information shall be disqualified.
Every essay must be the originally authored work of the applicant. In addition, the essay shall not defame or invade the rights or the privacy of any person, either living or dead, or otherwise, infringe upon anyone’s personal or proprietary rights.

The essay cannot be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion. The Grateful Hippie Foundation Inc. reserves, in its absolute and sole discretion, the right to disqualify or void any application it feels to be inappropriate, incomplete, offensive, or is not in keeping with The Grateful Hippie Foundation Inc. image.

The Grateful Hippie Foundation Inc. reserves the right at any time and without advance notice, to suspend, modify, or terminate the scholarship, these rules and regulations, or the application, review, judging, award qualification, or award process applicable to the Scholarship or the “process” in whole or in part.
Scholarship Recipients will be notified by phone no later than July 1, 2020. All other applicants will be notified by mail. Due to USPS operational variables in mailing, we cannot say what date of delivery.

The odds of an applicant is selected as a Scholarship Recipient will depend on the number of acceptable applications received over the duration of the program.

Due to privacy concerns, all applications are stored on paper, not in digital format. After awarding scholarships, all applications will be destroyed by fire. Leaving no digital records existing of the application.

Download Scholarship Application Here