The Beacon Scholarship for Rural America
- College-bound graduating high school seniors, current college students, or adult learners.
- 3.0 or higher GPA.
- Must be enrolled in an accredited college program.
- Must reside in rural area.
- Must meet low-income criteria outlined in the online application.
All applications must be submitted by June 30, 2018.
How to Apply
- Complete the online application.
- Write an essay of approximately 750 words responding to the prompt:
- What does patriotism mean to you, and how do you believe patriotism can help communities across America?
- Submit a copy of your most recent high school or college transcript.
- Submit 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, counselors, other academic professionals, or colleagues.
- Submit a current photo or school photo for marketing purposes.
The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.
Online Application Available