Ford Future Leaders Scholarship in USA, 2013/2014

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The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford is providing financial support to incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors. The scholarship is available for incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. Applicants must be enrolled as a fulltime student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools for the 2013-2014 academic school year. The one year funding covers costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member-schools.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn any of the course offered by the university or college.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate degree level at one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network.
Scholarship Provider: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford.
Scholarship can be taken at: TMCF’s 47 member schools in USA

Eligibility: -Currently enrolled as a fulltime student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools for the 2013-2014 academic school year.
-Graduating Male High School Senior
-Current grade point average of 2.5 or higher
-Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures
-Demonstrate financial need

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The male students of USA can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford Future Leaders Program are proud to offer financial assistance to incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network.

Number of awards: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship.

What does it cover? Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $6,200 for the 2013-2014 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member-schools. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
To complete your application, please submit the following supporting documents (at the same time that you are completing the application):
-Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience)
-Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)
-Most recent transcript (applicants may upload a copy of either an unofficial or official transcript)
-Recommendation from current school faculty member (must be as a PDF of letterhead with signature)
-Essay: *In a minimum of 500 words, please address ONE of the following questions:
1. What inspired you to pursue a degree in your current field of study and what impact will it have on our society?
2. Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for undergraduate scholarship applications is 1 May 2013.

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