Scholarships

Scholarships

Growing Generations provides surrogacy and egg donation services within the U.S. to clients from around the world. We bring together all of the necessary pieces to offer one seamless process, and have guided thousands of clients, from over 60 different countries, through one of life’s most inspiring journeys.

Our mission is to build families around the world for everyone and anyone through surrogacy and egg donation. Our purpose is to deliver an experience that everyone involved will treasure forever.

Surrogacy and egg donation allow for gay and straight couples, as well as single men and women, who cannot produce viable eggs and/or carry their own pregnancy, to have children. Families created through surrogacy and egg donation do not match the conventional method for creating a family. But we believe that it takes something other than biology to create a family. What do you think?

Scholarship Details

2017 Deadline: December 31, 2017

2017 Winners Announced: January 31, 2018

2018 Submission period: to be announced

Awards: Annually three individuals shall each receive a $1,000 award, non-renewable.

Eligibility: Must be legal US resident, must already be accepted as an incoming full-time student, or currently enrolled full-time as an Undergraduate or Graduate student, at an accredited college/university in the US.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.5 or higher (30%)
  • Essay (70%)
    • Originality (20%)
    • Relevance to topic (25%)
    • Evidence supported thesis (25%)

Application Details

Submit an application package consisting of the following:

  1. “What determines happiness? Do you think that happiness lies within you? Or does it depend on other people and external things?
    Essay must begin with a clear and confident thesis argument; must include at least one example drawn from your own life; must include and quote at least three different outside sources; must not exceed 1,000 words.
  2. Official transcripts documenting your current cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  3. One letter of recommendation.

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Growing Generations 2016 Scholarship

What is family and what does it take to form one?

2016 Winners

  • John Sadler (University of Central Oklahoma):
    “Just because you are biologically born into a family, does not necessarily mean you behave as a family. Family is work and effort and it takes a lot more than birth to put the full meaning into effect.”
  • Krista Schulte (University of Utah):
    “A family is more than just demographics; having a foundation of love, trust, commitment, and encouragement- with a little crazy too- is what makes a family a family.”
  • Maylene Rodriguez Scott (University of Massachusetts):
    “Not only has history proven that the concept of family is fragile, my own experiences have proven that family cannot be restrained simply to societal norms or biology. Instead, family is fostered by emotional ties and the shared meanings that people attribute to those ties.”