$7 million in scholarships available to passionate changemakers nationwide

Are you a student passionate about creating a better future? Are you an original thinker making a positive impact in your community? If so, this is the scholarship for you.

Applications are now closed. Sign up for an email reminder for when the next application period opens in Fall 2021.
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Inspire us with your passion, and we’ll help you change the world.

We believe that young people have the ideas and drive to move the world forward. The Live Más Scholarship (pronounced “Liv maws”) is for ALL young people who are pursuing higher education and using their passion to ignite change in their communities and beyond. We believe in you – no matter where you are in your journey, whether just recognizing your strengths and developing your passion or bringing it to life and inspiring others to join you.
This program is more than a scholarship. We’re not merely a one-off check writer – we’re a continued partner and collaborator who’ll be there with connections and opportunities throughout your journey to help your passion shine so brightly, it changes the world.


Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that addresses these questions:
  • What is your passion and how are you currently pursuing it?
  • How do you plan to use your passion to uniquely make a positive change in your community or the world?
  • How will your education help enable you to pursue your passion and make a change?

Your submission video must be between 30 seconds and 2 minutes in length. Think about filming this video on a phone, computer, tablet, or any other MP4 video-enabled camera to which you have access. It could be a short film, animation, or a simple testimonial. This isn’t about how well you can make a film—we want to learn more about you, your passion and how you plan to ignite change in your community and beyond!



In 2018, the Taco Bell Foundation introduced a Live Más Scholarship Renewal Program to continue supporting our previous recipients along their educational journeys. Scholarships are awarded to previous Live Más Scholarship recipients who clearly explain through a 2-minute video how they have furthered the pursuit of their passion since winning a Live Más Scholarship.

Eligibility & faqs


Our commitment to our Live Más Scholarship recipients goes beyond educational funding; our passion is nurturing our scholars’ holistic development as a student, young professional, and community member.
To do this, we host immersive leadership workshops across the nation to connect our Live Más Scholars with industry professionals and leaders in their local communities. At each workshop, scholars gain direct feedback on their professional portfolio, create authentic mentoring connections, and explore their impact on the world.