TMCF | Wal-Mart Graduate Scholarships Program in USA, 2017

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Applications are currently been submitted for The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Walmart Foundation  Graduate Scholarship to US students. Selected scholars will receive a campus mentor and a one-year merit scholarship of up to $6,200 for the 2017-2018 academic school year.This scholarship is aimed at covering full tuition fees for the entire duration of the scholarshipAbout

Wal-Mart foundation supports programs designed to promote opportunity, sustainability, and community. Special emphasis is directed toward hunger relief and healthy eating; sustainability; women’s economic empowerment; and career opportunity.

Course Level: The scholarship is available to pursue graduate programme.

Study Subject: The scholarships are awarded in the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: This scholarship will cover the following:

  •  Applicants will receive a campus mentor and a one-year merit scholarship of up to $6,200 for the 2017-2018 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.

Scholarship can be taken in USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Be a first-generation college student.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a graduating high-school senior/incoming college freshman.
  • Be accepted to and prepared to attend one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools.
  • Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher in high school.
  • Be recommended by a high school counselor.
  • Have demonstrated financial need through the completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures.

Nationality: Applicants of United States is eligible for this scholarship.

 College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must be a graduating high-school senior/incoming college freshman.

How to apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience).
  • 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA).
  • Current high school transcript (unofficial or official, GPA must show on transcript).
  • Recommendation from current high school counselor or faculty member.
  • Essay: In a minimum of 500 words, please address the following question:
  • What does it mean to be the first person in your family to receive a college degree? What impact would this scholarship have on your education?

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 4, 2017.

 Scholarship link

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