Chris Guillebeau established a scholarship for a Wayfinding Academy student who comes from the World Domination Summit (WDS) community. WDS's core values are community, service, and adventure and WDSers are encouraged to strive to live a remarkable life in a conventional world. The recipient(s) will be someone who share the WDS values and is willing to be part of the WDS experience in some role while a student at Wayfinding Academy.
Eligibility: :: Preference will be given to a student from a financially disadvantaged background
:: Recipient must be a former attendee, speaker, Ambassador, or core team member of WDS or a friend or family member.
Giraffe Giggles Student Scholarship
Chrissy Washburn established a scholarship for a Wayfinding Academy student in honor and support of her organization, Giraffe Giggles, whose mission is to raise children’s voices so the world will hear them and inspire people to talk to each other with Giraffe kindness. The recipient(s) will be someone who share the Giraffe Giggles values of trust, empathy, equity and inclusion, fun, mutual giving, and kindness.
Eligibility: :: Preference will be given to a student from a financially disadvantaged background :: Preference will be given to students from ethnic minority populations
LARSON LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
Lee Larson and Kathy Larson, along with their nephew, David, and daughter, Amy, have dedicated their lives to creating a more compassionate, kinder world through intentional giving for the environment, human rights, and civil liberties. The Larson Legacy Scholarship is intended to support individuals interested in or working toward leaving the world a better place than they found it. Areas relating to homelessness, social change, women’s issues are of particular resonance, but any altruistic project is valued.
Eligibility: :: From a financially disadvantaged background :: Passionate about social change :: A demonstrated background in community service and/or improvement
ADVENTURE, COMPASSION, & SOCIAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
Amount: $2,500 per year
The Verzone family has always felt that adventure combined with compassion and integrity can change the world. The Verzone Adventure scholarship is intended to support individuals who have a vision for a more compassionate world through embodying these values. The desire to address issues of women’s education, social justice, healthcare for the underserved, or environmental stewardship are ideal. However, all interests will be considered.
Eligibility: :: A woman :: From ethnic minority :: From a financially disadvantaged background
LIVE YOUR LEGEND SCHOLARSHIP
Live Your Legend founder, Scott Dinsmore, believed that “doing what you love is a right - as long as you’re willing to take the time, make the discoveries, run the experiments, and surround yourself with the people who make it possible.” The Live Your Legend Scholarship was formed to honor the memory and legacy of Scott and exists to support individuals to find and do work that makes them come alive. Because the world would be an altogether different place if we all did work that actually mattered to us.
Eligibility: :: Willingness to do the work to find the work that makes you come alive :: Demonstrated background of living your own legend