Innovation in Education Scholarship

Scholarship Overview:
LA Tutors is passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria. LA Tutors awards an ongoing $500 monthly Innovation in Education scholarship to students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts. This scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students whose creativity helps those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, an inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea).

Website & Application: Innovation in Education Scholarship
The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST (1:59am Chicago Time) on the 20th of each month.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).
  • Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.
  • Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)

Required Documents:

  1. Essay – The essay should describe the goal of the particular project and provide the link to access the content such as the blog, app, etc. (if applicable). Word or PDF format only.
  2. Letter of Recommendation – The letter should preferably be from someone who oversaw your project or can speak to the quality of your work on your project. Letters of recommendation of any type are accepted. Word or PDF format only.
  3. Your Photo – The photo should be one taken during project execution. JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF format only. Maximum file size 2MB

Open to DREAMers: No
Renewable: No; however the scholarship is offered monthly
Questions? Please email