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Brief Description

The UNCF/Koch Scholars Program—funded by a generous $25 million grant from Koch Industries, Inc., and the Charles Koch Foundation—offers scholarship opportunities to talented African American undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students with both a demonstrated financial need and an interest in exploring how entrepreneurship, innovation and economics contribute to well-being for individuals, communities and society.

This educational initiative combines academic support, mentoring and networking opportunities to yield a comprehensive student learning experience.

Scholarship Worth:

*  Scholarship Support of up to $5,000/Year
*  Exclusive Access to an Online Learning Community About  Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economics
*  Mentoring Opportunities and Networking Access.

MAJORS   : Accounting, Business, Economics, Engineering, History, Philosophy, Political Science

PROGRAM TYPE: Scholarship
Level(s): Undergraduates
DONOR:  Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation
  • Be African American
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be a high school senior
  • Have a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Apply to or be admitted to, or enrolled in a full-time four-year college or university
  • Pursue one of the seven eligible disciplines: Accounting, Business, Economics, Engineering, History, Philosophy or Political Science
  • Submit a current FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Be willing to participate in an online community throughout their academic calendar year
  • Be willing to attend the annual UKSP summit
  • Must have an interest in entrepreneurship, innovation and economics
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