Participants and Congressional Award recipients are privileged to many opportunities provided by our national partners, schools, and universities. Below you will find scholarship opportunities that are readily available to medalists and participants. Please review each scholarship guidelines and requirements for more details.
PLEASE NOTE: The Congressional Award does NOT make any judgment or recommendations in regards to the scholarship recipient. Each scholarship is administered by each independent organization.
People to People International James and Eunice Doty Award
People to People/ Congressional Award Scholarship
In cooperation with the Congressional Award Leadership Commission, People to People International established the James and Eunice Doty People to People/Congressional Award Scholarship Fund. People to People International is an educational, cultural and humanitarian exchange organization founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Its purpose is to advance international understanding through the direct exchange of ideas and experiences among people of different countries. For additional information, please visit People to People’s website www.ptpi.org.
James & Eunice Doty PTPI/Congressional Award Scholarship
The scholarship underwrites participation (tuition) for two Congressional Award recipients to attend the Global Youth Forum (GYF). The GYF is an annual conference for young leaders to connect and learn about various global and cultural topics. Airfare, unaccompanied minor fees, and personal spending money are not included. Students are eligible to apply for the 2016 scholarship if they earn and receive the Congressional Award prior to March 15, 2016.
To be eligible for the 2016 scholarship, applicants must:
have earned a Congressional Award (bronze, silver, or gold) prior to March 15, 2016.
currently be a middle or high school student (ages 13 – 18)
be in good academic standing
demonstrate maturity and well-rounded interests
demonstrate financial need
Applications are now available. Applications must be received by March 15, 2016. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Questions – please visit https://www.ptpi.org/Learn/Financial-Aid/Scholarships. Applications for the 2017 scholarship will be available Fall 2016.
Kentucky Christian University
Kentucky Christian University is the first university in Kentucky to partner with the Congressional Award and provide tuition scholarships of $1,000, $750 and $500 for students who have earned Gold, Silver, or Bronze Congressional Award Medals, respectively. The goal of the Congressional Award is an ideal match with KCU’s guiding principles which focus on equipping students for leadership, developing personal character, and training students for academic excellence within their chosen vocation. University requirements can be found at www.kcu.edu.