Taco Bell Scholarship 2024: A Gateway to Educational Dreams
The Taco Bell Foundation has introduced the Live Más Scholarship, aimed at fourth or fifth year college students. This scholarship aims to reduce the financial burden associated with post-secondary education by nurturing the dreams and passions of young innovators, creators and dreamers.
The Live Más Scholarship Program, administered by the Taco Bell Foundation, focuses on recognizing passion rather than academic achievement or sports participation. Aspiring candidates must create a two-minute video describing their life’s passion, for a chance to win up to $1 million. This unique scholarship opportunity is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 16 and 24.
To be eligible for the Taco Bell Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Age and Residency: Legal residents ages 16 to 24 of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.
- Educational Attainment: Candidates must be on track to apply for post-secondary educational programs.
- Documentation: Presentation of proof of secondary or university education or accredited degree.
- Parental Consent: If under 18 years of age, candidates must provide written consent from parents or legal guardians.
- Job: Desire to work with Taco Bell Foundation Scholarship Management Company.
To be eligible for the Live Más Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
Residency: Legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 16 and 24.
Education: On track to apply for approved high school/post-secondary education programs.
Documentation: Submit proof of postsecondary education program, college, or certificate degree.
Age Requirement: If under 18, written consent of parent or legal guardian is required.
Commitment: Willingness to work with the Taco Bell Foundation Scholarship Management Company.
Exclusion: Employees of Taco Bell Foundation, Inc., Taco Bell of America, LLC, Taco Bell Corp., and related entities are not eligible.
To apply for a Taco Bell Scholarship, follow these steps:
Explore Opportunities: Visit the official website to view available scholarships.
University Application: Apply to your chosen university to be eligible for the scholarship opportunity.
Account Creation: Create an account on the scholarship website.
Form Submission: Complete the application form with correct details.
Submit Document: Attach the necessary documents required for the application.
Submission Deadline: Make sure to submit before the specified deadline.
Confirmation: Receive a confirmation message from the University on successful submission.
Candidates have to create a two-minute video explaining their life’s passion. A video can be a short film, animation, or testimonial. The video should address the following questions:
Academic Goals: How do you plan to pursue your passion through academic goals?
Impact on the World: What impact will you make on the world by following your passion?
Dream College: Describe your dream college, school, or next stage of education.
Career Aspirations: What career do you want to pursue?
Life Experiences: What experiences shaped you growing up?
Personal Disclosure: Share something unknown that helps make the “real” you come across.
Scholarship Impact: How will it change your life if awarded?
Financial Aid and Award Distribution:
The Taco Bell Foundation has allocated a total of $1,000,000.00 for Live Más scholarships. The distribution is as follows:
10 Awards: $25,000 each
60 Awards: $10,000 each
30 Awards: $5,000 each
Candidates are limited to one scholarship each. The number of scholarships awarded is dependent on available resources, and recipients will be selected between May 13, 2017 and July 30, 2017.
This program will start on February 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends at 12:00:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on May 12, 2024. Scholarship recipients will be selected between May 13, 2024 and July 30, 2024.