EEqual Scholarship Awards Program
March 31, 2023
- Scholarship Description
The EEqual Scholarship Awards Program is designed to highlight the incredible potential of young people in the United States who are struggling with homelessness, housing instability, or extreme poverty. This scholarship covers tuition costs, up to $2,000, for students experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Selected scholars will also be paired with a mentor who will guide them throughout their years in higher education.
Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 23 years of age as of the last day of the Program Period located in the United States or D.C. If an applicant is a minor in his/her/their state of residence, they must receive parental consent from his/her/their parent/legal guardian to apply. Citizenship is not a determining factor in your eligibility for this scholarship. Applicants must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools). Applicants must have a 2.0 Unweighted GPA or higher to be eligible for this scholarship. Applicant may be required to complete an interview as part of the application process. Applicants must be in their last year of high school or have already graduated and at least 16 years of age and must complete the application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicant must be willing to work with the EEqual leadership team and selection committee throughout the application and award process. Applicant has not previously received the EEqual Scholarship. Applicant must have financial need OR has been verified as a McKinney-Vento student by a MV School District Homeless Education Liaison in their public school district, a student experiencing poverty or homelessness, or part of a family in transition. Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.