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The Nsoro Scholarship 2017

The Nsoro Foundation is inviting applications for “Nsoro scholarship” opportunity for foster care students.The scholarship program is opened for high school graduate or equivalent who have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and a SAT score of over 900/ACT over 21. The scholarship program supports you as you matriculate on to college or trade school. The Awards range from $1,000 – $10,000 for the scholarship.

The Nsoro is an Educational Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to cultivate a “circle of support” that nurtures and provides guidance to children in foster care, kinship care and those who have aged out of care.

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship program, a beneficiary must:

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and a SAT score of over 900/ACT over 21.
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or another post-secondary school.
  • Plan to attend school as a full-time
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received funding from NSORO Foundation.
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required.
  • Those students who have been NSORO scholars for four years will be considered for advanced degree support.

How to Apply:

To be applying for the scholarship, the applicant must download the application through the given links:https://www.thenf.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2016-2017_scholarship_app.pdf/

The applicant also must download the following forms and return with your application:

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipients must provide the following information:

  • Attach three typed letters of recommendation from teachers, employers, and community leaders (use form provided)
  • Forward your current official high school or college transcript with the name, phone number, email address and signature of the school’s registrar.
  • A copy of your SAT or ACT scores
  • A copy of your college acceptance letter
  • Documentation of State Foster Care

Submitting Details:

A complete application must be mailed to the following address:

Nsoro Foundation

P. O. Box 724445,

Atlanta, GA 31139

Financial Aid and Award Money:     

Awards range from $1,000 – $10,000 per academic year and are renewable for up to five years if a student remains eligible.

Application Deadline: 

The Application deadline for the scholarship is April 17, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://www.thenf.org/scholarships/

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