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Click here to view the winner of the 2013-2014 ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship!

A core value of ISTG is to support students in achieving their academic pursuit and goals. It is with this objective that ISTG has established the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship, aimed at rewarding students that have demonstrated academic perseverance and excellence, high standards of leadership and notable community service.

To view past and current ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship's recipient, please click here.

The ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship is awarded to 8th and 9th grade students attending a US school.

Factors such as academics (honors, former awards, current GPA, etc.), remarkable community service, leadership experiences, extra-curricular activities (sports, arts, school clubs, etc.), perseverance and resolve in the face of adversity, and any other achievements relevant to ISTG will be taken into account in the scholarship determination process. In addition to these aforementioned factors, candidates will also have to submit an essay. For the essay guidelines please click on the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship application link below:

Key Dates

  • Application Process Opens: December 2nd, 2013
  • Application Process Closes: February 21st, 2014
  • Notification Date: May 26th, 2014 (to both the school and student recipient)

Scholarship Awards

  • $250 check to the student recipient of the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship
  • A recognition plaque bearing the name of the scholarship recipient
  • A recognition plaque for the winner's school


  • The ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship is awarded to 8th and 9th grade students attending a US school.
  • To be eligible all applications for the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship have to be submitted between December 2nd, 2013 and February 21st, 2014. Any applications received after February 21st, 2014 will be automatically disqualified.
  • The selection of the recipient of the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship will be based on:
    • Academics (honors, former awards, current GPA, etc.)
    • Leadership experiences
    • Notable community service
    • Extra-curricular activities (sports, arts, school clubs, etc.)
    • Perseverance (resolve in the face of challenges and obstacles)
    • Essay
    • One recommendation letter by a current teacher of the student applicant
    • One recommendation letter from a recognized leader in the student's community or school that speaks to the student's dedication to community service

Please Note

  • Essay responses may be used by ISTG for a variety of purposes including publishing.
  • The winner's check and ISTG's recognition plaques (one for the winning student and the other for the school) will be mailed directly to the school to be remitted to student.
  • The ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship winner must provide all necessary information to ISTG within three months of notification date to prevent the scholarship being forfeited.
  • ISTG reserves the right to modify any aspect of the scholarship at any time with or without prior notification.
  • Granting of scholarship is not guaranteed by applying to the ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship.
  • The ISTG Young Achievers Scholarship is awarded based on merit, not need

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