The River Cohen College Scholarship

Have you heard about the River Cohen College Scholarship?

River Cohen College Scholarship

I was recently contacted by River Cohen and asked if I would share his scholarship with my readers. This is a $1000 scholarship award, so read all the details and apply if you or your students qualify!

The River Cohen College Scholarship was created with students in mind. College has become increasingly expensive and necessary. This scholarship is designed to help someone in their college career. Applicants will be required to answer a simple question and the winner will be selected based on the application submitted. A committee will select a winner by the end of November, 2017. One winner will be selected and receive $1000 towards higher education.


The following people are eligible for the River Cohen College Scholarship:

1. High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
2. Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.

Note: There is NO financial income requirement for this college scholarship!


River Cohen wants to hear your answer to this question, “How can philanthropy change the world?” This should be a short essay (under 500 words).

Application Process:

Please complete each section of the application form. All fields are required. By submitting an application, the applicant gives River Cohen consent to use their essay, name and information for marketing and promotional purposes. There are no costs or fees associated with application for this scholarship.

Submission Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Winner Selection:

The winner will be selected in December, 2017. The winner will be contacted in early January and have two weeks to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

Winning Tips: The essay prompt for this scholarship is clear and straightforward, “How can philanthropy change the world?”. Not sure what philanthropy is? READ up on it before writing the essay.

The total number of words required is under 500, so be sure to follow that guideline. Learn about the importance of word and character count in the scholarship essay by clicking here. Students should become familiar with River Cohen himself and read about his beliefs and background. Find that information here.

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