Stores and the Tiger Woods Foundation Restructure Start
Something Scholarship Program for Young People
from Start Something,
February 18, 2003
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and the Tiger
Woods Foundation have restructured Start Something, a
program that helps young people pursue their dreams and goals
and encourages youth leadership and community stewardship.
The program is
designed to help students identify their goals, and then to
choose and prepare for an Action Project based on one of their
goals. Students them evaluate their efforts and prepare and give
a presentation about their project to their family and friends.
The program is set up as a series of ten two-hour sessions
designed to be completed over ten weeks, but it can also be done
in a few weeks or several months.
As part of the
restructured program, young people between the ages of 8 and 17
can participate in Start Something in two ways: as part of a
group of students under the guidance of a teacher or group
leader, or on their own, through the program's Web site.
who complete the program can apply for a Start Something
Scholarship ranging from $100 to $5,000. The scholarship money
can be used to help winners continue to pursue their goals.
Examples include music lessons, sports camps, special
educational programs, travel, and equipment. The scholarship
program is available to young people in the United States (the
50 states or D.C., not including territories and affiliated
awarded three times a year, with applications due May 1,
September 1, and January 1. Over the course of each year, the
Start Something program will award scholarships totaling
Complete program and
scholarship information is available at the Start Something Web