One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship

The One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship is open to students of the United States attending either school, college or university in the United States. To apply, students are required to write an essay on the given topic below.

Scholarship Description
In chess as in life, it is those among us with foresight, creativity, and the ability to think independently that rise to our full potential. And today, we need more of our youngest, most talented minds to take up the mantle of rising to their full potential. It is with this in mind that we’ve created the One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship. We invite students who play chess at any level to apply!

Award Value
The winner will be granted $1,000.

Level & Area of Studies
School and college level in any field.

Place of study
At any institution in the United States

Eligibility and Requirements
There is no specific reuirement, all you need to do to participate in this scholarship program is submitting the required essay.

Application Instruction
To apply, please write a 500 – 900 words ssay that answers the following questions:

  • What is your history as a chess player? How did you begin playing?
  • What have you learned from chess that you apply elsewhere in your life?
  • What are your life/career goals, and how have they been influenced by your experience playing chess?

Submission Deadline
23 March 2020.

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