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.

 

Eligibility:

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.

 

Deadline:

October 15, 2013 - Application Available for Review Only

November 1, 2013 - Application Live

February 15, 2014, 5pm (ET) - Application Due

April 30, 2014 - Notification of application status via email

May 1 – May 31, 2014 - Second Round, Regional Interviews

June 15, 2014 - Final Selections Announced

 

Additional Information:

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php

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

 

Prospective Students