Ford Future Leaders Scholarship in USA, 2013-2014

Ford Future Leaders Scholarship in USA, 2013-2014Eligibility: -Currently enrolled as a fulltime student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools for the 2013-2014 academic school year.
-Graduating Male High School Senior
-Current grade point average of 2.5 or higher
-Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures
-Demonstrate financial need

Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford Future Leaders Program are proud to offer financial assistance to incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate degree level at one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
To complete your application, please submit the following supporting documents (at the same time that you are completing the application):
-Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience)
-Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)
-Most recent transcript (applicants may upload a copy of either an unofficial or official transcript)
-Recommendation from current school faculty member (must be as a PDF of letterhead with signature)
-Essay: *In a minimum of 500 words, please address ONE of the following questions:
1. What inspired you to pursue a degree in your current field of study and what impact will it have on our society?
2. Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?

Provider: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford.

For Which Country: TMCF’s 47 member schools in USA

For Whom: Male Students of USA

Number of awards: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit Scholarship.

What does it cover? Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $6,200 for the 2013-2014 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member-schools. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: The deadline for undergraduate scholarship applications is 1 May 2013.