William E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose

The Simon Fellowship is a $40,000 unrestricted grant awarded to those graduating college seniors who have demonstrated passion, dedication, a high capacity for self-direction, and originality in pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society. In addition, awards of $20,000 and $10,000 are made to two other outstanding students.

Examples of how recipients may use the award include:

  • Engage directly in the civic life of their community.
  • Help to create opportunity for others, including job creation.
  • Advance their expertise.
  • Fund the ultimate realization of their noble purpose.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by January 16, 2011.

ATTENTION: Award amounts have increased to $40,000, $20,000, and $10,000!

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