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Scholarship Details

RecordsFinder Scholarship


  • Must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full time
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school that is approved by the U.S. Dept of Education and allowed to participate in financial aid programs
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be either a legal resident or citizen of the United States and all its territories

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Write a 1,000 word essay entitled “Your Study Industry and Public Records.”
    • Your essay should detail how public records help any industry (specifically your chosen career path). For example, if you are working towards a career in law enforcement, you might write about how criminal and background checks help those agencies. Your essay should be interesting, engaging, and informative to the reader.
  • Submit the following:
    • A copy of the front and back of your military or student ID
    • Your most recent cumulative transcript (unofficial) showing grades through December of 2017 on a 4.0 GPA rating scale

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 12/01/2019

Amount: $500-1,500

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