Beacon Scholarship for Rural America

Carrot-Top Industries, Inc. (Sponsor) has been a leading flag and patriotic products retailer priding ourselves on a dedication to patriotism and community growth across America. Now, we want to help low-income students living in rural areas with their college endeavors. The Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America will award $1,000 scholarships to ONE winner in the Spring and TWO winners in the Fall semester, to graduating high school seniors, current college students, or adult learners planning to enroll in an accredited college program during the 2019 – 2020 academic year.
Level: College-bound graduating high school seniors, current college students, or adult learners.
Occurs: Bi-annually
Applicants: Must also reside in a rural area and meet low-income criteria
Must provide an electronic copy of all documents below:
An essay of approximately 750 words responding to the prompt: “How have you shown patriotism through your community involvement?”
A copy of your most recent high school or college transcript
Two letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, counselors, other academic professionals, or colleagues
A current photo or school photo for marketing purposes
Only students who reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia are eligible.
Application Deadlines:
Application and further information available at:
For Fall 2020 Semester: applications are due by June 30, 2020