The Stuart Bienenstock Playground Scholarship

College can be stressful sometimes, and it can often leave you thinking, “why am I paying this much money to cry in the library once a week?”  Don’t worry, we have all been there. The Stuart Bienenstock Playground Scholarship is here to help you open doors, break down barriers, and get the help you need to help you succeed in life.



The Stuart Bienenstock Playground Scholarship program is providing a one-time $500 scholarship to any student who is currently attending or has plans to attend an accredited US college or university.

The eligible programs are listed below:

Business, Healthcare & Medicine, Social Sciences, Psychology, Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Data Analytics, Education & Teaching, IT & Computer Science, and Liberal Arts & Communication.



Students in undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible for the scholarship prize.

In order to be eligible for the $500 award from the Stuart Bienenstock Playground Scholarship, you are required to write an essay of 500 to 1000 words and share your thoughts on the following video:


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Scholarship Eligibility

  • You Must currently be attending or have plans to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Applicants must submit a 500 to 1000 word essay one of the two essay topics above.
  • The deadline to submit essays is October 15, 2021.
  • The scholarship award will be granted on or around November 1, 2021.