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The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Information, Deadline February 15, 2016

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Information

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Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a  2 or 4 year-college when applying for the scholarship.

Application Components

The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:

  • The online application, which includes four essay questions;
  • A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
  • One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
  • SAT or ACT scores: if you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.

 

Deadline: February 15, 2016

(Final decisions will be send out electronically to the email address provided on your application in June 2016.)

Click here to apply for The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.

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