Scholarship Saturday: The Beautiful Minds Challenge

Beautiful Minds Scholarshipby Taylor Cotter Staff

What is beautiful? If you can answer that question, Marlboro College wants to reward you! The challenge is open to all teens ages 14-19. The 2012 prompt is, “Make something Beautiful. Say why it is.” The challenge asks you to submit an example of beauty, created by you/your team and documented in a digital format and a cover letter that explains why your submission is beautiful.
Who’s Eligible?
All teens between the ages of 14 and 19.

Submissions will be judged by a panel of faculty and staff members, students, and experts from a variety of fields. Only digital submissions are accepted. Winning entries will have the following characteristics:

  • High quality product (the “something beautiful”) and presentation/documentation
  • Expression of original, critical and creative thinking
  • Demonstration of research and preparation .

Scholarship split among teams

  • 1st – $1,000
  • 2nd – $750
  • 3rd – $500

December 1, 2012

For more information and to apply, visit