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Hatfield Foundation Scholarship

Amount:
$5,000
Deadline:
March 15, 2024
Awards Available: 4

Scholarship Description

The Hatfield Foundation, established in 2021, is dedicated to supporting first-generation college students in their academic pursuits. Recognizing the challenges faced by these students, the foundation goes beyond offering financial assistance, providing a comprehensive program that includes scholarships, mentoring, and educational resources. Applications open in early January.

Scholarship Details

  • Four $5,000 scholarships offered
  • Ongoing mentoring and support
  • Access to enriching educational resources

Eligibility Criteria

  • High school seniors graduating in the current academic year
  • Planning to attend an accredited 4-year university in the upcoming fall semester
  • First-generation college students (neither parent holds a bachelor's degree or higher)
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher throughout high school
  • Participation in at least one college readiness program during high school
  • Completion of the SAT or ACT
  • Demonstrate a genuine financial need

Application Process

  1. Prepare your scholarship application
  2. Submit your application when applications open in early January
  3. Selected recipients will benefit from financial support, mentoring, and educational resources

The Hatfield Foundation's holistic approach to scholarship support reflects its commitment to nurturing the educational journey of first-generation college students. By addressing both financial and educational needs, the foundation aims to contribute significantly to the success of these individuals as they embark on their higher education endeavors.

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