Buddha Teas Sustainability Scholarship Program
Did you know that Buddha Teas is holds a bi-annual scholarship competition for students who are studying Sustainability, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, and other such college and university degree programs?
The Scholarship Essay
Winner Selection Process
Your essay must be 500 to 750 words, and submitted via email, preferably as a Microsoft Word document, to: [email protected] on or before July 31, and November 30 each year. In addition to the essay, your application must include:
General Essay Advice
We are looking for students who can clearly demonstrate their passion and personal commitment to sustainability, fair trade, and responsible practices. Supporting sustainability and fair trade initiatives means encouraging businesses that respect the human and environmental factors that go into creating a consumer product, be it edible, wearable, or something else entirely. Don’t just tell us that you want to change the world; show us vibrant examples of what led you to care about environmental and humanitarian practices. Include details that describe who you are, and why you think we should choose you for this award.
While all applicants may have different goals and career aspirations, all will share a similar social consciousness and desire to ensure sustainable and ethical practices in business. Avoid rehashing your resume; paint a picture of what you think is unique about you, and how you plan to bring about positive change.
About Buddha Teas
Buddha Teas is an organic tea company located in Carlsbad, California that understands the importance of purity. Having tripled our sales each year since our 2011 inception, we’re on track to be the fastest growing tea company on the market. While most consumer products today are processed and packaged beyond recognition, we aim to get back to natural. We offer 100% unaltered, organic, and wild-crafted teas made from the freshest herbs and tea leaves, using bleach-free bags, and recycled and recyclable packaging. Our customers take comfort in knowing that they can enjoy a cup of additive- and toxin-free tea.