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Washington State University

Nextiva Encouraging Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship


  • Applicant must be a high school junior or senior.
  • Applicant must plan to major in a business or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) program.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must be located in the United States.

How to Apply:

  • Write an Approximate 700 word essay on one of the following topics:
    • What are ways that a business can give back to the STEAM community?
    • Is the fragmentation of communication apps a good thing?
    • What are the biggest opportunities in today’s state of business communications?


Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.



  • Applicant must be attending or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or university during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing.
  • Planning or currently pursuing an arts-related major or minor.

How to Apply:

In order to participate, applicants must send their works via email to by July 20th, 2020, at 9 a.m. PDT. In the body of the email, please include the following information:

  • Your name, address, and phone number
  • If you are under 18, the contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning to attend
  • Your current or intended course of study

Please have your portfolio emailed to us by July 20th, 2020, at 9 a.m. PDT.

Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the portfolios and choose a winner by July 26th, 2020. The committee will consider the following factors:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Artistic Skill
  • The substantive content of the response

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship


  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 10, 2019
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
  • Student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules

More Details

All applications must be submitted by May 1, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.
  • Create a video (1-2 minutes) answering the following question:
    • Live smart, manage less. How do you live smart?

The application and submissions guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.