Old MM: Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship
What is the Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship?
The Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to two fans of the Wheel of Time who are an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university. Previously called the Servant of All Scholarship, it was renamed in 2007 to memorialize Robert Jordan's life. In 2010, the scholarship was opened to all Wheel of Time fans, instead of being restricted to TarValon.Net members.
Any student who is a current undergraduate or graduate at an accredited college or university and can write in the English language qualifies. Previous recipients can reapply as long as they are still eligible.
What is the amount of the scholarship?
The scholarship is 500 USD.
How can I donate to the Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship?
By supporting TarValon.Net, Inc., you also contribute towards the scholarship. Contact the Director of Community Outreach for information on how to donate to the scholarship fund directly.
How can I apply for the Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship?
Applications are taken over the summer, generally in the month of June. For information on the current scholarship application process, see the main page on the Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship.
How are recipients chosen?
The scholarship is awarded based on an essay written on a topic "How I'll use my learning to be a Servant of All". Essays are read blind and voted on by the Hall of the Tower. For more information on the process the Hall uses for determining a recipient, see The Hall.
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