Vera R. Campbell Promise Scholarship

March 15, 2025
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

The Vera R. Campbell Promise Scholarship supports undergraduate students attending higher education institutions in Los Angeles County, CA to participate in IFR field schools. Priority is given to first-generation college students with demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Details

  • Award of up to $5,000 towards IFR field school costs
  • Includes one-on-one mentorship with IFR Academic Board members or staff

Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate students or recent graduates from Los Angeles County institutions
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 and at least 18 years old by field school start date
  • Demonstrated financial need and acceptance into an IFR field school

Application Process

  1. Complete the Vera Campbell Promise Scholarship application with recommender contact, unofficial transcript, FAFSA SAR or other financial need documentation, and essay responses
  2. Apply separately to an IFR field school of your choice, keeping a backup option in mind

The Vera Campbell Promise Scholarship offers up to $5,000 towards the cost of an IFR field school, including travel expenses. As a scholarship awardee, you may apply the scholarship to any IFR field school, in the US or internationally. Scholarship Search