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Traven Watase

Founder of Scholars App

Traven Watase

 "The highs and lows are apart of the process and are generally not indicators of success or failure; ride them out!"

About Scholars App

Scholars App is on a mission to send 1 million more students to college by allowing students to find and apply for scholarships on our website.

Scholars App History

After I graduated from Farrington High School I wanted to give out a scholarship to a student who may not be represented well on paper, but had the drive to go to college. While living in a warehouse and going to college myself, I decided to eat PB&J sandwiches for one week out of every month to save $50/month so I could afford to give $500 in a scholarship of my own. With $500 in my hand my scholarship was rejected, because the dollar amount was too little. Thats when I decided to try and fix the problem with scholarships.

Lessons through PACE

Honestly I cannot think of specific advice; it was more of the resources that had the biggest impact for me - mainly the VPIR and PIR programs.

Words of Advice

The highs and lows are apart of the process and are generally not indicators of success or failure, ride them out!


Contact Scholars App: 

Website: scholarsapp.com
Facebook: @scholarsappofficial
Instagram: @scholarsapp
Twitter: @scholars_app
LinkedIn: @scholarsapp 
Podcast: https://anchor.fm/ltsd