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SELF is proud to offer three types of scholarships.

All scholarships applications must be turned in by May 1, 2022.

SELF General Scholarship Programgenscholar
The purpose of the SELF General Scholarship is to provide access to the event for individuals who could not attend without financial assistance. Anyone eligible to attend SELF may apply.

Scholarship recipients will receive

    • one basic weekend package
    • one event pin
    • one event t-shirt

Scholarship recipients must agree to the following award requirements:

    • check-in with a board member contact on site each day of the event 
    • attend two classes each day 
    • attend the contest Friday and Saturday nights
    • meet with an audio specialist to record a reflection of their SELF experience


      Specific program information and instructions may be downloaded below. Apply using the form on this page. 

As of 2/23/2021 We have 2.5 full scholarships available!
 Help us fund this scholarship!

 

 

Michael W. Roache Memorial ScholarshipMWRscholar
Growth by Education (his platform from his title year in 2009)

In December, 2013 the SELF family lost one of our own. In beautiful tribute to Nefarious, his friends and family have stepped forward to create a scholarship in his memory. Applicants must identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and have recently come out as kinky, leather, fetish, D/s, M/s -- add your word of kink.

Scholarship recipients will receive

    • one basic weekend package
    • one event pin
    • one event t-shirt

Scholarship recipients must agree to the following award requirements:

    • check-in with a board member contact on site each day of the event 
    • attend two classes each day 
    • attend the contest Friday and Saturday nights
    • meet with an audio specialist to record a reflection of their SELF experience


      Specific program information and instructions may be downloaded below. Apply using the form on this page.

Specific application information and instructions may be downloaded below.

As of 2/23/2021 We have 2.1 scholarships available!  Help us fund this scholarship!  

 

Goddess Sadie Hawkins Memorial BiPOC Scholarshipgoddesssadiescholarship
In memory of all the work and encouragement Goddess Sadie spread in the world, this scholarship is for BiPOC persons only. It is the first BiPOC scholarship of it's nature-- it's an original, just like Goddess Sadie herself.

Scholarship recipients will ideally receive

    • 2 hotel nights
    • 1 basic SELF package 
    • A SELF pin and t-shirt.

Scholarship recipients must agree to the following award requirements:

    • check-in with a board member contact on site each day of the event 
    • attend two classes each day 
    • attend the contest Friday and Saturday nights
    • meet with an audio specialist to record a reflection of their SELF experience


      Specific program information and instructions may be downloaded below. Apply using the form on this page. 

If you would like to know more about Goddess Sadie Hawkins and the creation of the scholarship, click here

As of 2/23/2021 We have 0.16 scholarships available!  Help us fund this scholarship!  

 

SELF Scholarships qualifications and timelines:

  • All scholarships applications must be turned in by May 1, 2022.
  • Scholarships will be awarded May 15, 2022.
  • By May 22, 2022, all recipients must be registered for the SELF Event or you have forfeited your scholorship.
  • All applicants must meet SELF attendance requirements (21+)
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications as laid out in the specific scholarship description
  • All persons that receive a scholarship shall be ineligible to participate for the following two years.
  • Board members, staff, volunteers, judges, contestants and their immediate family are ineligible to receive any SELF scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients are barred from being a contestant helper of any kind at the event.
  • Download the PDF below for complete program details

Specific application information and instructions may be downloaded below.

 

If you wish to donate to the funds, please use the buttons below the Scholarship Application to add items to your shopping cart. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Jack.

Download Full Scholarship Overview (PDF)

To apply for a scholarship, or to ask questions about the scholarship program, please fill out the following form. 

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