As it stands, there will not be a scholarship competition for the year 2023-2024. However, you can stay up to date with our Watermark Scholars program here. If anything changes, it will be reflected on this webpage.
The Watermark Scholars program is an extension of our commitment to helping students succeed. In 2022, we offered two $5,000 scholarships for the fall 2022 academic term to support US community college students.
Who Was Eligible to Apply?
- U.S. citizens and legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, and
- Are currently enrolled as a student at a community college within the United States (or the District of Columbia) for the 2022-2023 academic year, and
- Have not won a past Watermark Scholarship Award
When Was The Application Period?
The submission period was from August 15 – August 31, 2022 EST.
What Was The Application Process?
This year’s prompt was: Tell us, what challenges have you overcome to be a successful student, and what are you inspired to do after graduation? Create a video response where you answer these questions in 2 minutes (120 seconds) or less. YouTube video URL or Google Drive video URL was accepted.
Watermark Scholarship Winner Notifications
Our Scholarship Committee will watch all of the submissions and assess each against a common set of criteria, including quality of response, clear and proficient communication skills, and strong vision for goals after graduation. We’ll select two award recipients and notify winners using the email address used to submit the video. Winners will be selected on our around September 15, 2022.
You’ll have 72 hours to respond to accept the scholarship award. When we notify you, we’ll ask for proof of enrollment, your student ID, and the name and address of your institution so that we can coordinate delivery of your scholarship award.
For any additional questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.