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Yawnder Scholarship Program

The best part of sleep is your dreams. The Yawnder is a dreamer and wants to help students make their dreams come true. That’s why we created an annual scholarship of $1,000 to be used towards furthering your education and your dreams.

2018 Winner – Brianna Ramos University of the Incarnate Word

Past Winners

2017 – Aerika Miles – The University of Washington

To apply please create a short video (no longer than 10 minutes) outlines how you will use your education to make the world a better place. It can be serious, humorous or somewhere in between. In the video address the following questions:

  1. What is your dream?
  2. How will your education further your dream?
  3. What will you do with your education and dream to make the world a better place?

Have fun making this video! The video that best answers these questions, wins.  Please submit the following information to [email protected]. Make sure to include your full name, school year, name of the college you plan to or are already attending, and a link to your video.

Upload your video  YouTube and make sure it is set to public. Note: by submitting this form you agree to allow Yawnder to use your video for promotional purposes (it may be posted on yawnder.com)


Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline?

The deadline for entry is May 31, 2018, 11:59 pm CST.

When will the scholarship funds be available?

The funds will be available for the 2018-2019 school year.

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, it is a single semester scholarship. New scholarships will be available each year. You may re-apply each year.

How many scholarships are available? And how much are they?

One (1) scholarship is available of $1,000.

How is a winner determined?

The winning submission will be the applicant who meets or exceeds the eligibility requirements and submits a video that answers the required questions using the most creative, innovative, informative, entertaining, and interesting presentation style.

When will the winner be selected? How will they be notified?

The winner will be selected June 17, 2018. Yawnder will notify the winner by email.

What about eligibility verification?

Prior to collecting the scholarship award the winner will be required to verify their school status and GPA.

Can I mail in a paper application?

No, the submission will only be accepted via email, [email protected]

How can the scholarship be used?

The funds may be used for tuition at an accredited university in the USA or used to cover other educational expenses at an accredited university in the USA.