Scholarships

PLEASE NOTE: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR MIR26 - RUB U HAVE NOW CLOSED. 
For the second year in a row, everyone who submitted an application for a scholarships was awarded one.
The content posted below remains available for archival and informational purposes only.
Scholarship applications for MIR27 are anticipated to open in late May of 2023. 

MR. INTERNATIONAL RUBBER SCHOLARSHIPS
As part of its commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion, the Mr. International Rubber Contest (MIR) will provide weekend package scholarships to up and coming leaders in the fetish community. This year, MIR is awarding up to 25 scholarships. Each scholarship provides a base level package (which for MIR26 - Rub U is the “Cum Laude” level) to attend the Mr. International Rubber contest weekend, to be held in Chicago November 4-6, 2022.

These scholarships support rising BIPOC and/or Low Income fetish leaders with exposure to the international rubber and fetish community through educational, social, and networking opportunities. 

GUIDELINES FOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Scholarship winners receive a weekend package which will provide access to as much of the weekend events as their individual schedules and interests can accommodate. The social package includes the following items:

 Note, this scholarship does not cover: travel, lodging, food, beverages, or ancillary events. 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To apply for the MIR Scholarship, a candidate must:

(Note: There is no geographic barrier to the scholarship application this year.)

Weekend schedule questions? Please see our Weekend Schedule page.
Application questions? Please contact William “Rubberwilli” Schendel at info@mirubber.com.