Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

April 30, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in increasing college access and success for many motivated yet underserved youth and young adults.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students pursuing their first undergraduate degree
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Household income not exceeding $75,000
  • 25 years old or younger

Application Process

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.
  3. Submit academic transcripts or GED certificate.
  4. Provide proof of household income and financial need.
  5. Show evidence of enrollment or acceptance from an accredited educational institution.

Who Should Apply?

Our National Scholarship Fund attracts candidates from all backgrounds and each has a compelling desire to pursue higher education, in spite of many personal, socio-economic setbacks, including teen pregnancy, former incarceration, interrupted schooling, poverty, and homelessness. They are hardworking, resilient and determined individuals who want to make positive contributions to their local and global communities, and they turn to SCF to help make their ambitions and dreams possible. Scholarship Search