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Scholarship Details

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.

More Details

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.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Amount: $1,000

Online Application Available

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