Scholarships and grants

The major highlight of every Girls Rising Music Festival happens midday each year when we have the opportunity to present a Girls Rising Outreach Panel Discussion and introduce all of our Girls Rising Grant and Scholarship winners to attendees. Be sure to get to Morgan Park by 3PM so as not to miss our biggest Scholarship and Grant Ceremony to date. Girls Rising partnered with the following entities to create Grants & Scholarships: 

Joan Jett Grant: TBA 

Melissa Etheridge Grant:TBA 

Carnie Wilson Grant:TBA 

Girls Rising Milt Okun Scholarship: TBA 

Girls Rising Sheila Primont Scholarship winner: TBA 

Girls Rising Primont Family College Grant winners, established in memory of Sheila Primont: TBA

Girls Rising Celebrity Grants

Girls Rising Melissa Etheridge Grant winner: Max Dahlke-Moll, Finley Middle School 6th grade , Glen Cove, NY to be used to help debate team travel to Albany, NY to combat anti-LGBTQ legislation

Girls Rising Melissa Etheridge Grant winner: Max Dahlke-Moll, Finley Middle School 6th grade , Glen Cove, NY to be used to help debate team travel to Albany, NY to combat anti-LGBTQ legislation

Girls Rising Carnie Wilson Grant winner: Gabriela Joya, Finley Middle School 8th grade

Girls Rising Carnie Wilson Grant winner: Gabriela Joya, Finley Middle School 8th grade

Girls Rising Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Grant winners: The entire rising 1st Graders at Deasy School Elementary, Glen Cove, NY

Girls Rising Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Grant winners: The entire rising 1st Graders at Deasy School Elementary, Glen Cove, NY

Our first two girls rising scholarships

2019 -  Alondra Schuck, Glen Cove High School to attend SUNY Binghamton

2019 - Alondra Schuck, Glen Cove High School to attend SUNY Binghamton

L to R: Cathy Henderson, Peter Primont, Alondra Schuck, Lauren Nicks Kristen Henderson & Nini Camps photo credit: Gaitley Stevenson-Matthews

L to R: Cathy Henderson, Peter Primont, Alondra Schuck, Lauren Nicks Kristen Henderson & Nini Camps photo credit: Gaitley Stevenson-Matthews

2019 - Lauren Nicks, Baldwin High School to attend Spelman College

2019 - Lauren Nicks, Baldwin High School to attend Spelman College

2019 Girls rising brooke jackman scholarship winners

Girls Rising Melissa Etheridge Grant Winners

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Grant Winner

Girls Rising Carnie Wilson Grant Winner

Brand new in 2022- Girls Rising Paula cole Grant

Girls rising primont family grants