WeParent scholarship

WeParent Scholarship

WeParent is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a current undergraduate or graduate student who was raised by a single parent or by divorced parents.

The award will be based on an essay ranging from 500 to 1,000 words that describes what it means to you to have been raised by a single parent or by divorced parents.

Essay Topics

Possible topics include:

  • How has the experience of being raised by a single parent or by divorced parents shaped your life?
  • How has this experience affected your decision to attend school?
  • How has this experience affected your choice of a major?
  • What adversity have you had to overcome to reach your goal of attending school?
  • What unique insights or perspectives do you have as a result of having been raised by a single parent or by divorced parents?


  • Must submit an essay of 500-1,000 words on a topic of your choice
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, 18 years or older
  • Must be a full-time student at an undergraduate or graduate university or college in the U.S. – proof of enrollment will be required before award is distributed
  • Award recipient must grant WeParent / FamTerra Inc. permission to post the applicant’s name, picture, school or university, and winning essay on the firm’s website, www.weparent.co, and the firm’s marketing platforms, including our blog, newsletter, and social media accounts

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and will never spam you or share or sell your data. Your information will not be used for any purposes other than for evaluating your scholarship application. If you do not win the scholarship, you can request your information to be permanently deleted by writing to scholarship@weparent.app


The deadline to apply is December 15, and the recipient will be notified no later than January 15.

How To Apply

To apply, please email your essay and a cover letter that includes your name and school to scholarship@weparent.app

We look forward to receiving your application. Good luck!

Meet the 2018 Scholarship Winner!

KristinaMcGee WeParent Scholarship Recipient

The WeParent scholarship is awarded annually to a student who was raised by a single parent or by divorced parents, and who wrote a compelling essay about that experience affected their life.

For our 2018 award, we received many outstanding applications with well-written essays.

One essay stood out and won the hearts of all of our judges. It was heartfelt and beautifully-written, a real tribute to single Moms everywhere.

It was written by Kristina McGee from California Lutheran University. Our judges were unanimous at choosing her to be the recipient of our 2018 scholarship. Read her winning essay here.

Congratulations Kristina!!