2021 Flynn Scholarship Essay Prompts

August 25, 2020

Apply for the Flynn Foundation Scholarship here:
https://flinn.org/flinn-scholars/the-scholarship/apply/

The Flinn Scholarship application deadline is Monday, October 5, 2020.

Essays
Short-Answer Questions

Please answer each question with no more than 140 characters.
What will be the title of your autobiography?

If you were given five minutes to present to your peers on a topic about which you're an expert, what topic would you choose?

If you could model your career on that of any Arizonan, who would it be?

The Flinn Foundation invests in four areas: biosciences, education, civic leadership, and arts and culture. What is another area that deserves investment to improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations?

If you advance to the interview stage, what one question would you like us to ask you?
Essays

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Tell us your story.

300-word maximum
Leadership takes many forms. In what ways have you been a leader in your community?

300-word maximum
John Lewis said: “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.” Tell us about a time when you said something/did something. What were the costs? What were the rewards?

300-word maximum
Is there any other information that reviewers should know about?
This question is optional. (Max 100 words)

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