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CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship, 2017

Throughout the year, the CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship recognizes young people who demonstrate a dedication to education and aspiration towards lifelong learning. At CourseHorse, our mission is to increase the ease and confidence in discovering one’s path to personal enrichment. We're excited to support the passion and curiosity in learning.


Congratulations to Irene Hong of Philadelphia, PA, the December 2016 recipient of the CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship!  

About the Scholarship

Rolling $1,000 scholarship awarded biannually to students who demonstrate a passion for learning. Next deadline: 6/15/2017

Who is eligible? 

Applicants must meet the following conditions: 

1) 25 years of age (or younger)

2) currrently enrolled in a college or university within the U.S. or its territories, OR currently a high school senior planning to enroll during 2016

3) a citizen of the United States

How To Apply

To apply, please answer the following question: "What does learning mean to you?" 

Submissions can be made in either video or blog format. Please note that winners and top submissions will be featured in CourseHorse's social media monthly newsletter.

1) Video submission guidelines: 
  1. Create a short video answering the application question (no more than 2 minutes)
  2. Upload your video to YouTube and include the following in the description: "The following is my submission to the 2016 Winter CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship,".
  3. Share your submission on social media and tag @coursehorse 
  4. Email your video to [email protected] with your name, home address, college/high school, and link to your YouTube posting. Include a link to your YouTube video as well as a short description of your project (max 150 words). 

2)  Blog Submission Guidelines

  1. Create a blog post response to the application question (maximum 1,000 words)
  2. Publish your submission on your personal blog and include the following somewhere in the body: "The following is my submission to the 2016 Winter CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship,". If you do not have a blog, you can submit directly via email.
  3. Share your submission on social media and tag @CourseHorse
  4. Send an email to [email protected] with your name, home address, college (if still in high school, the colleges you have applied to), and a link to your blog post.
  5. Include any relevant images or portfolio work. 

The next scholarship winner will be announced Summer 2017.

What is CourseHorse?

We're a discovery and booking platform for the best classes in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. We partner with educators to turn dreamers into doers, and encourage people to keep learning no matter their age or stage. 

If you're looking for a little inspiration to boost your creativity and combat that writer's block, take a look around the site. Our course catalog includes pottery classes, BYOB painting classes, floral design classes, photography classes, and more!