October 3, 2023
Today, the City of South Bend’s Human Rights Commission opened applications for their 2024 South Bend Human Rights Annual Scholarship contest.
This year’s theme and area of concentration is raising awareness for the South Bend Human Rights Commission and Fair Housing within the community. Students who attend high school or 3rd grade elementary school students within St. Joseph County can participate.
High school students:
- Video Scholarship: Open to all St. Joseph County High School students: 1–3-minute video. The winner will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.
- Radio Voiceover Scholarship: Open to all St. Joseph County High School students: 1 minute voice message for the radio stations and reflection paper. The winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
- Essay Scholarship: Open to all St. Joseph County High School students: the essay should be 500 words. The winner will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
3rd grade students:
- Flyer Contest: Open to all St Joseph County 3rd grade students: this should be a class project and the class should vote for one student to represent the class. The whole school or whole grade level will be awarded $1,000 that will go towards a pizza party.
Applications for the scholarship contest close on November 2, 2023, and final submissions for all categories are due by January 2, 2024. Once an application is completed, a Human Right’s Commission staff member will email additional information regarding your selection.
To apply, please visit the South Bend Human Rights Commission’s website at: