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The opportunities listed below value the experience and skills of City Year corps members and alumni, and encourage members of the City Year community to apply.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Ron Brown Scholar Program 

Named for the late Secretary of Commerce, the Ron Brown Scholar Program provides scholarships, service and leadership opportunities for outstanding African American youth with potential to become Americas future leaders.  The Ron Brown Scholar Program provides Scholars with the financial resources to attend some of the finest colleges and universities in the country. Upon acceptance, Scholars are each awarded $40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years) that may be used at the college or university of their choice. Acceptance into the Program means Scholars are also provided with the nurturing and mentorship to succeed and flourish in college and beyond.  

The Ron Brown Scholar Program has a proven track record of academic success with a 100 percent graduation rate. Graduating Scholars go on to outstanding careers in the arts, sciences and public service, and many more pursue professional degrees in law, medicine and business. 


To Apply:  click here for more information on the application process and to apply online 

More Information:   
Vanessa M. Evans 
Associate Director 
1160 Pepsi Place │Suite 206 │Charlottesville, VA 22901
info@ronbrown.org │ 434-964-1588 


The QuestBridge National College Match (http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-national-college-match) is an application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full, four-year scholarships to the nation’s best colleges.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (https://www.gmsp.org/) is dedicated to providing outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Island American and Hispanic American students with the opportunity to gain an undergraduate education in any discipline.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship (http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/) is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school students. These students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making an impact on their schools and communities.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship (http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships) offers scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership capabilities and community involvement.

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) (http://www.apiasf.org/index.html) is dedicated to providing scholarships for students with Asian & Pacific Islander heritage to access, complete and succeed in their post-secondary education.

The ELKS National Foundation Scholarships (http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/) judges applicants on financial need, scholarship and leadership.

QuitDay.org Scholarship (https://quitday.org) awards students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Help make higher education smoke-free! Submit your free application online.  Scholarship Award: $3,000 total, awarded to three students. Deadline to Apply: March 31 of each year.


The Davidson Fellows Scholarship (http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/) awards scholarships to young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.

The Dells Scholars Program (http://www.dellscholars.org/) places emphasis on a student’s determination to succeed rather than their academic prowess and test scores. The program focuses on rewarding low-income, highly-motivated students who are much more than their numbers indicate. Students must demonstrate Grit, Potential and Ambition in their pursuit of an undergraduate education.


NFL Tillman Scholars (http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/)  The scholarship, available to military veterans, covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. But scholars receive much more than just funding. Our program unites the best talent and leadership in the military to make a significant impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Read our Application One Pager and explore the profiles of the Tillman Scholars to see what distinguishes our most successful applicants.

There are many more scholarships available online. Use search engines to research and learn about scholarships that best fit your needs and circumstances. Search engines for scholarships include:


GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

American Museum of Natural History - fully funded Master of Arts in Teaching

Going into our fourth year, the AMNH MAT Program is looking for people with a background in Earth science/geology and a strong interest in teaching high-need students.  Each accepted student receives a full tuition scholarship (including books and fees), as well as a $30,000 stipend for the length of the 15-month program.  Applicants this year also receive a $10,000 salary stipend for their first four years of teaching high-need students.

More information is on our website at amnh.org/mat


NFL Tillman Scholars (http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/)  The scholarship, available to military veterans, covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. But scholars receive much more than just funding. Our program unites the best talent and leadership in the military to make a significant impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Read our Application One Pager and explore the profiles of the Tillman Scholars to see what distinguishes our most successful applicants.

 

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