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Spurs Give teams with Rise to offer $500,000 in scholarships

The programs supports future leaders with lifetime benefits and local mentorship program.

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Rise, one of the largest scholarship opportunities in the world, is awarding winners benefits for life which will include college scholarships, mentorship and career services, and funding to scale-up their impact or start a social enterprise. Depending on need, benefits are set match or exceed $500,000 over the course of the winner’s life.

Spurs Give is partnering with Rise to identify talented young people, ages 15 to 17, who have the potential and desire to use their talents to tackle the world’s most pressing issues. The program is seeking applicants motivated to make the world better and provides them with resources and support to help them reach their full potential. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Additionally, South and Central Texas applicants will be simultaneously eligible for Spurs Give, the nonprofit partner of Spurs Sports & Entertainment. Their program will award 25 students with scholarships, mentoring and job shadowing opportunities, as well as virtual programming this spring.

Rise global winners will also be awarded access to the Spurs Give coding program.

Here are the application details outlined in the Spurs press release:

Application Details

  • Download the Hello World - Rise app to apply
  • Set up a profile and complete the application
  • Submit three selfie videos about yourself and your passions
  • If you already started an application, be sure to complete it
  • Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb 10
  • For more information on how to apply, visit Rise for the World
  • Rise will announce global winners in July 2021

The deadline is approaching so don’t delay. A chance for your youngster to make a difference in the world is available right now.


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