Essay or Video:
Please submit your completed application along with an essay or a video (preferred) telling your story and answering these specific questions:
1. In terms of financial need, why do you need the grant?
2. What school or program you will use the funds for?
3. How the grant will make a substantial impact on your life and get you to the next level in your career?
There Is A Light Foundation is looking for applicants who demonstrate the following qualities:
a. A dedication to future goals.
c. Work ethic.
d. Resilience in the face of challenges or other hardships.
At the end of one year, we will request a follow-up video or essay from you explaining the meaningful impact the grant had.
(a) Any essay and/or video submissions you submit with your application are collectively referred to herein as “Submissions.” By submitting any Submission, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such Submission.
(b) You retain the copyright in your Submissions. By submitting a Submission, however, you hereby grant There is a Light Foundation a worldwide, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and use in any other manner that may be hereafter developed by There is a Light Foundation’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) operations, including in any media formats and through any media channels that exist now or may be developed, the Submissions.
(c) You agree not to submit a Submission that contains any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to use the material and to grant There is a Light Foundation all of the license rights outlined herein. By submitting a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to do so.
(d) You agree not to submit material that is offensive, derogatory, obscene, infringing of any third party’s rights, or contrary to local, national, and international laws and regulations.
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