Modern Castle $1,000 Scholarship

About this Award: 

The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to attend 4-year universities. It’s their hope that they can help support others to pursue their dreams through higher education and life-long learning.



$1,000 USD


Number of Awards Available: 




April 30, 2021


Region of Study: 

United States


Level of Study: 

High School (or home-school) senior; Undergraduate


Eligibility : 

• A currently enrolled high school (or home-schooled) senior planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the US in the following year OR an undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US

• Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of this application (or already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US)

• Grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

• US Citizen

• Winner’s first name, last name initial, submission video, and university / college may be published on and elsewhere as part of our scholarship promotion


Essay Required?: 

Yes (video submission)


Essay Details: 

Please create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) answering the following questions:

• While you were growing up, what aspects of your home felt modern?

• What technological trends do you think will most dramatically impact the way the modern home runs in the future?

• What aspects of the home do you feel are most in need of modernization? Using current and / or near-future technology, how would you modernize it?


Application Instructions: 

Below are a few other tips for your submission:

• The video should be a maximum of 5 minutes long.

• Video production quality counts. Don’t film on portrait (unless you have a good reason).

• Don’t simply talk into a web cam or your cell phone for 5 minutes straight. Mix it up a bit with interesting elements, change shooting angles, and use creative graphics to help engage the viewer.

• Don’t read off of an obvious script in front of you.

• Make it fun!

• Email a link to your submission video via the form on


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