Through a number of educational and social initiatives, the Bruce Lee Foundation encourages people to strive for honest self-expression in alignment with their mind, body, and spirit. Consistent with Bruce Lee’s innate belief, we know that we can impact the world by giving people permission to follow their dreams, in harmony with their community. What started as a grassroots movement to honor Bruce Lee’s philosophies and dedication to his craft and his life, is becoming a thriving 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that motivates individuals around the world to become the best version of themselves.
Since 2002, the Bruce Lee Foundation has provided over $80,000 in financial assistance to students and families within the United States. The BLF Scholarship program provides financial support to students pursuing a higher education who understand, appreciate, and exemplify Bruce Lee’s passion for education, self-actualization, and honest self-expression.
Students 16 years and older who meet the eligibility criteria can apply. There is no maximum age limit. If you are not going into your senior year and going into higher education then yes, you can apply. If you are completing your senior year, then you will be eligible to apply next year. A graduate student can apply provided you meet the other criteria.
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- be a student aged 16 years or older
- be attending or will be attending a two-year college, four-year university, graduate school, or licensed trade and vocational school within the U.S. in the fall of the current calendar year
- be involved in extracurricular activities
- have work experience and demonstrate service within their community
- demonstrate personal drive
- demonstrate financial need
- have knowledge of and/or identify with Bruce Lee and his insights
The scholarship offers 1 x $10,000 scholarship and a 4 x $2,500 scholarships to BLF Scholarship winners. The Seattle Central BLF Scholarship winner receives $2,000 and the San Francisco Junior Giants BLF Scholarship winner receives $2,500.
The BLF Scholarship is only available to students attending educational facilities within the United States of America. To avoid any confusion, yes, that includes Hawaii and Alaska.
Applications are open to anyone who meets the criteria, even without martial arts experience.
Read more about the scholarship plus FAQs here https://bruceleefoundation.org/scholarships/
Bruce Lee Foundation
11693 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 918,
Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA