A scholarship for young people passionate about ending extreme poverty.
Learning leadership skills, embracing the power of community action, and experiencing new cultures — these are just a few things Curtis Scholars have benefitted from in years past.
The Curtis Scholarship is an annual leadership development program to support youth ages 16-20 from underserved communities in the US who embody the values of global citizenship.Applications for the 2019 Curtis Scholarship will open on March 15 and scholars will be announced on June 3. To learn more about eligibility, requirements, and what you should include in your application, go here.
The Curtis Scholarship, conceived and funded by Global Citizen Ambassador and Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis through the Vitalogy Foundation, is an annual award to mentor and support Curtis Scholars. The Curtis Scholarship seeks to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario Not Another Podcast”. He has collaborated with Barracuda Style, HvsR, Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Soundgarden, Ramones, Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, R.E.M.