The Society of Torch & Laurel is committed to supporting high school high achievers as they work hard to decide a path forward beyond high school. To support this priority, we award a variety of scholarships and financial resources annually to assist with college expenses and various career exploration opportunities.
New scholarships are announced and are available throughout the year. Along with those listed below, read the Torch & Laurel monthly email newsletter for new announcements and visit our website often to see new and ongoing opportunities that are announced and are available for our high achieving Torch & Laurel Scholars.
You’re going to blaze a trail, earn a college degree, and create a tradition of college graduation in your family.
The Society of Torch & Laurel will award (4) $5,000 scholarships to First Generation Scholars to start their collegiate journey.
Application Dates: 2/1-4/1
Awards: (4) $5,000 scholarships
Are you utilizing your summer to pave the way for a successful college experience? Scholars who plan to participate in a Pre-College Program/Course can apply for the Torch & Laurel Scholar on Course Award.
The Society of Torch & Laurel will award (5) $500 scholarships.
Application Dates: 2/15-4/15
Awards: (5) $500 scholarships
For over 50 years, the Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) has offered students a unique view of the world aboard a floating university. This is a once in a lifetime educational opportunity where you will develop an appreciation of cultural diversity. The Society of Torch & Laurel is proud to partner with ISE and Semester at Sea.
For the Fall Semester Voyage, one Torch & Laurel Scholar will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
Application Dates: February 2022 (Application Date TBD)
Awards: (1) $10,000 award
The Society of Torch & Laurel Beacon Award acknowledges high school counselors as beacons, guiding scholars to academic excellence and collegiate success. To apply for this award, scholars nominate their high school counselor and share the impact this person has made.
The Society of Torch & Laurel will award (4) $1,000 awards. Two school counselors and the students who nominate them will receive a scholarship.
Application Dates: 3/1-5/2
Awards: (4) $1,000 awards
Many admissions offices claim that leadership experience and abilities are qualifications they seek in an ideal applicant. Are you developing your leadership skills to succeed in school and beyond?
The Society of Torch & Laurel will award (5) $500 scholarships to T&L scholars who plan to participate in a leadership conference/program.
Application Dates: 4/15-6/15
Awards: (5) $500 awards
The Society of Torch & Laurel will be awarding The Lilly Jellinek Rossi Awards to new Torch & Laurel scholars who attended the 2022 Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
Application Dates: TBD by conference dates
Awards: (1) $5,000 and (2) $2,500 awards
Looking for ways to fund your future college education? If you can demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, you may qualify for The Torch & Laurel General Scholarship.
The Society of Torch & Laurel will award (25) $1,000 scholarships annually to scholars.
Application Dates: 4/15-6/15
Awards: (25) $1,000 awards
Torch & Laurel uses a third-party platform called AwardSpring to manage all scholarships offered, the application process, and how applications are reviewed. T&L members will have to register separately for this platform after they become a member if they would like to apply for scholarships. All information on how to use the platform and how to apply for scholarships will be provided via email and on the scholarships website.
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BONUS: If you join as a Regular or Premium member, included in your enhanced membership is one Free Scholarship Essay review. You’ll get expert advice on how to improve your essay to best position yourself to be selected for a scholarship.