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Oprah Winfrey Scholarship - Morehouse College

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  • Scholarship Description
  • This scholarship is intended for students with strong academic performance in high school and strong academic potential. Junior and senior scholarship recipients are expected to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Also they must have the requisite number of credit hours denoting their respective junior or senior year status and are to serve as peer tutors to freshmen and sophomore scholarship recipients.

    The scholarship is intended to be renewable for continuing students who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete a minimum of 15 credit hours each semester during which the scholarship is awarded. This program was designed as an international exchange opportunity for current Oprah Winfrey Scholarship recipients and students enrolled at South African partner institutions. For Morehouse students, the program consists of ethical leadership training through the College's Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership, a community service component in Atlanta, and an international travel/immersion experience that includes additional academic training and community service opportunities.

    At the conclusion of the program, participants are required to submit a reflection paper that articulates the personal significance or impact of their experience(s). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 830 Westview Drive SW
  • Atlanta, GA 30314
  • 470-639-0999

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