Big Blanket Dream Big Scholarship
PLEASE NOTE - This scholarship has been discontinued and we are no longer accepting new applications.
At Big Blanket Co we believe everyone - regardless of -- ethnicity, background and income level -- should be able to dream BIG. We envision a future where prospects, opportunities and access to essential needs like education are more readily available to everyone than they are today. That's why we've created our DREAM BIG SCHOLARSHIP.
We are offering a $1,500 scholarship to two exceptional students per year in the hopes of making a small difference in their lives. To qualify:
- Your gross household income must be under $50,000
- You must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States in an undergraduate or graduate business program
Essay submission deadlines are October 15th for the Fall semester and April 15th for the Spring semester.
Our goal is to help students with financial need to thrive and bring about change for a more equitable society.
- $1,500 given out twice annually (Spring and Fall Semesters)
- A cozy new Big Blanket to keep you comfortable while you study
How to Apply
In 500 words or less, provide a response to one of the following three topics:
- Explain how you plan on using your education in business to help bring positive, equitable change in the United States.
- Discuss one to three different ways that the greater business community in the United States can contribute to equatibility for underserved communities and groups.
Discuss ideas for bringing about greater access to education within your own community.
*Note: Please edit your essay and provide us with your final version. We are not looking for draft copies. Once you have completed your essay, please email it to [email protected] by October 15 (Fall Semester) or April 15 (Spring Semester) and include your full name, address, phone number, your combined household annual income, and the name of the educational institution you are attending. Also, please send the document in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).
- Fall Semester 2020: Deadline to submit - October 15 / Winner announced
- Spring Semester 2021: Deadline to submit - April 15 / Winner announced
- Fall Semester 2021: Deadline to submit - October 15 / Winner Selected, Announcement Pending
Applicant’s household must have a combined gross income under $50,000
Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States in an undergraduate or graduate business program
Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student Visa
Must complete and submit essay and application to [email protected] by October 15, 2020 (Fall Semester) or April 15, 2021 (Spring Semester)
Must be able to provide proof of college or university enrollment upon request
Must be able to provide proof of household income upon request
Only one entry per student is permitted
- Must not be an employee of Big Blanket Co and associated companies
Fall 2020 Semester Winner
Huge congratulations to Teri Fane of Portland State University on winning the Big Blanket Co Dream Big Scholarship for the Fall 2020 semester.
Great work Teri! Happy to see you all snuggly warm in your Big Blanket Co blanket ready to hit the books!
Spring 2021 Semester Winner
BIG congratulations to Venus Robinson of the University of Phoenix on winning the Big Blanket Co Dream Big Scholarship for the Spring 2021 semester.