The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college, but also to guide them through the process of higher education, molding them into dynamic leaders with a commitment to public service and Jackie Robinson’s humanitarian ideals.
The award is given to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Since its inception, the program has attracted the support of hundreds of companies, philanthropic institutions and individuals.
The JRF scholarship program awards students four-year scholarships of up to $7,500 per year to attend the four-year accredited college or university of their choice. The scholarships complement the financial aid students receive from their college or university for tuition and other education expenses (books, housing, etc.). Scholars are also financially sponsored to attend our annual four day Scholar’s Mentoring and Leadership Conference in New York City every spring during each of their college years.
The deadline to apply is February 15, 2014. No late applications will be accepted.
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article courtesy of BlackNews.com