The LEAD Scholarship Foundation offers a one-time financial award of varying amounts to students of African descent in their senior year of high school. The number of awards distributed and award amount varies each year. Scholarship awards can vary and can reach a maximum of $5,000. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States, plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university, present strong communication skills, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.