Niche College Scholarship

Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship

Amount:
$10,000
Deadline:
March 15, 2024
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

Applicants for the Richard J Holland Memorial Scholarship must plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrate financial need. The award is renewable up to 3 years. Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale for High School applicant) or 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale for College applicant) and plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year. Students coming from families with total incomes less than $100,000 annually or with an extenuating circumstance (medical, recent job change, etc.) should apply.

The selection board will evaluate applications for prior academic performance, as reflected in grade point average, performance on standardized aptitude tests such as SAT and ACT (if available), demonstrated leadership and personal attributes and applicant’s goals and aspirations. Demonstration of personal values and financial need will also be considered. Create a video to convey to us something you are passionate about and why in a 3-5 minute video. Past winners have included topics as wide as movies, knitting, foundations they’ve started, robotics, basketball, and volunteering. Show us your personality and don’t be afraid to show your authentic self.

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