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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educators, Students, and Individuals to Support World Betterment Efforts

Be More Fund


GrantWatch ID#

Funding Source
National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 08/15/23 11:59 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International educators, high school and college students, and individuals for projects that help to make the world a better place. Applicants must register online prior to applying. Funding is intended for the development or implementation of established projects, products, or nonprofits that contribute to world betterment.

NSHSS is a community of driven individuals who believe that enough is never enough. It is a network of more than 2 million lifetime members from across the globe who believe in being the next agents of change and the next thought leaders. The Be More Fund celebrates and honors that.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Any NSHSS member, NSHSS Collegiate Council representative, NSHSS Fellow, or educator who has an established product, passion project, or nonprofit that contributes to world betterment can apply.

Student Council representatives must be currently enrolled in a college or university to apply for membership.

NSHSS Fellows must be NSHSS members with an undergraduate degree or three years of work experience in their chosen field.

Pre-Application Information
Applications close on August 15, 2023, by 11:59 PM EST.

Once the application closes, the top 15 applicants will be notified of their status of moving forward in the competition no later than October 1, 2023. These top applicants will be connected with mentors who will help the competing finalists hone and polish their presentation pitches to further improve their chances in the competition.

As part of the fund requirements, the top 15 finalists will be required to take part in a LIVE judged competition at Scholar's Day Atlanta in November. This event will be a live, in-person gathering with a panel of judges to compete for their chance of earning one of the grants. All competitors will leave the event even more inspired to continue their efforts to make the world a better place.

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Number of Grants

Estimated Size of Grant
Ten $10,000 grants and five $1,000 finalist awards

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