Foundation: Taco Bell Foundation for Teens (TBFT); Opportunity: Live Más Scholarship; Funding Focus: Education, career training and dropout prevention; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students; Funding: $1 million for 220 awards; Deadline: July 25.
Summary: The scholarship is for the innovators, creators and dreamers who want to share their /her passion and receive support to pursue this passion through a higher educational outlet. This is not needs or obstacle based; it is a passion based scholarship program. Applicants must identify a specific secondary education program, college or certificate/degree option.
The foundation also offers funds that allow teens to explore opportunities at universities, community colleges and technical schools, and also learn about the college application process. The program also supports experiences focused on career exploration. That runs on a different funding track and can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/jf3m7ah