2021 Scholarship Winners: $10,000 was awarded
Students applying for the award met the scholarship’s requirements for eligibility. Qualifying applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:
- Be a student in the United States
- Be enrolled in or planning to attend either a college or university in the US
- Have a dedication to self-improvement
- Submit an original 500-word essay that answers the pivotal question: “What small things can you do every day to make the world a better place than before?”
Three students received awards: for $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000.
Sponsored by RD Heritage’s co-founder Robert Davis, in 2021 the number of students who were eligible to receive the Scholarship had increased by 50 percent, and the total financial amount awarded increased by 400 percent.
LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / March 18, 2021 / College and university students across the U.S. who are committed to making themselves and the world around them a better place are invited to apply for the 2021 Robert Davis Academic Scholarship.
In its inaugural year in 2020, the Robert Davis Academic Scholarship awarded two exceptional and deserving students – Derek Webb and Grace Chen, respectively – with $1,000 (all figures USD) each, for use in covering tuition and other education-related expenses.
Due to overwhelming popularity, in 2021 the Robert Davis Academic Scholarship has been expanded, and this year three students will share a total of $10,000.
Students who wish to apply for the 2021 Robert Davis Scholarship Award must be located in the U.S. They must also be enrolled or plan to enroll in a college or university in the U.S., and submit an original 500-word essay that answers the pivotal question: “What small things can you do every day to make the world a better place than before?”
After all eligible applications are reviewed, the three winners will be announced on the Robert Davis Academic Scholarship’s official website located at https://robertdavisscholarship.com.
The annual Robert Davis Scholarship Award is sponsored by Robert Davis, a successful entrepreneur and a co-founder of RD Heritage Group, which is a partnership of family offices and their portfolio investments.
“I know the kind of tremendous, life-changing impact that quality higher education can have on an ambitious and conscientious student who wants to make a positive difference,” commented Robert Davis, who holds an MD, trained at the University of Miami School of Medicine, and who prior to founding RD Heritage Group spent a decade as an ER, Ambulatory Care Physician, and locum tenens physician in rural communities across the U.S. “This year, I am pleased to expand the number of students who are eligible to receive a Scholarship by 50 percent and increase the total financial amount to be awarded by 400 percent.”
Continued Robert Davis: “Today’s students are facing unprecedented financial burdens, and tuition costs and other school-related fees have typically increased during the pandemic. I am proud to play a role in supporting exceptional students who are dedicated to self-improvement, and who are poised to become leaders and change agents in the future.”
Applications for the 2021 the Robert Davis Academic Scholarship will be accepted until May 15, 2021 and can be submitted on the Scholarship’s official website located at https://robertdavisscholarship.com.
About Robert Davis
Robert Davis is a successful entrepreneur and a co-founder of RD Heritage Group, a partnership of several family offices and their portfolio investments that works with private companies to help them enter into new markets, pursue M&A opportunities, and grow sustainably. The firm, which is headquartered in Las Vegas and has offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Manama, Bahrain, invests in automotive space, real estate, healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, energy, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and oil & gas. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan, Robert Davis attended the University of Miami School of Medicine, and trained in internal medicine at the University of Nevada’s Las Vegas School of Medicine. Prior to co-founding RD Heritage Group, he spent a decade as an ER, Ambulatory Care Physician, and physician in rural and urban communities across the U.S. Robert Davis has lived in Las Vegas for nearly 20 years.