Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

General Information:

Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $24,000/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.



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

  • Be a graduating, minority 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;

  • A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and

  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.


Application Process:

The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:

A completed and submitted online application;

One (1) letter of recommendation submitted online only

SAT or ACT scores sent to the Foundation directly from the testing agencies. The Foundation’s college codes are: SAT 4248/ACT: 6570.

You will need to have a copy of your SAT or ACT scores and your latest high school transcript in order to complete the questions on the online application.



October 15, 2014 - Application Available for Review Only

November 1, 2014 - Application Live

February 15, 2015, 5pm (ET) - Application Due

April 30, 2015 - Notification of application status via email

May 1 – May 31, 2015 - Second Round, Regional Interviews

June 15, 2015 - Final Selections Announced


Additional Information:


The Jackie Robinson Foundation will send out decisions electronically to the email address you provided on your application on or before June 15, 2014. If you do not receive an e-mail from the foundation before the end of the day on June 15th, please e-mail at: scholarships@jackierobinson.org