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Scholarship Details

Ron Brown Scholar Program


  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Black/African American.
  • Current high school seniors at the time of their application. Current college students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and have a demonstrated financial need.

More Details

All applications must be postmarked by January 9, 2018.

  • Application materials must be mailed in one packet. Incomplete, emailed, or faxed applications will not be considered.
    • Completed application (found online).
    • 2 essays – each no longer than 500 words
      • Choose the one activity you listed as most important in question #1 and tell us why it is significant.
      • Submit one essay that you plan to send or have sent as part of a college application. This may be on any topic. If your college application did not require an essay, please submit an essay on the topic of your choice.
    • 2 letters of recommendation – at least one should be from a teacher or other school professional.
    • An official transcript with most current semester course load and school profile.

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

Deadline: 01/09/2019

Amount: $40,000

Paper Application Available

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