Humanity Rising - Discover Challenge Service Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Humanity Rising have awarded thousands of dollars in cash college scholarships and tuition discounts to students who are making a difference in the world through volunteerism or creating their own service project. For more information on our scholarship programs, see our Students page or our Frequently Asked Questions page. Humanity Rising and Discover are calling upon students in the Greater Chicago area to submit their service stories by October 25th to be eligible to win a $2,500, $1,500 or $1,000 scholarship! Finalists will be notified in November. Students are awarded scholarships based on their outstanding community service, volunteerism or actions to make a positive difference in their schools and communities.

Website & Application: Humanity Rising Student Service Challenges
Scholarship Flyer: Download Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all high school students
  • There are no minimum hours required and no specific activity that is more or less compelling in the eyes of our judges. We’re looking for service that was impactful and meaningful to you and those who benefitted from your volunteerism or innovative service project. A good rule of thumb is at least ten (10) hours of overall engagement.
  • Must submit your service story as an essay (500 words max) or 60-second video submission
    For inspiration, view all the service stories other students have submitted!

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: Yes
Questions? Please email

$1,000- $2,500