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The Jackie Robinson Foundation

$30,000

February 01, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice. Applicants show leadership potential and demonstrate a dedication to community service. Students must also demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have a minimum SAT score of 1000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • One Hudson Square
  • 75 Varick Street 2nd Floor
  • New York, NY 10013-1917
  • programs@jackierobinson.org
  • tel: 212-290-8600
  • fax: 212-290-8081
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Boris C  on 9/19/2020 4:02:49 PM

Yes, I am applying for this scholarship. My name is Boris Combest, Jr. , I am an African American high school senior. I grew up in Memphis, TN and I am currently attending Middle College High School in which I am enrolled in the dual enrollment program with Christian Brothers University.By the end of this year I will have obtained 24 college credit. I have one sister in college and I have a younger brother. My parents adopted my two cousin and we have a young man that is currently in the 9th grade that was displaced that lives with us. Obtaining funding for me will help my parents out greatly. I will major in biology with the plans on become a dentist. This scholarship would really help me to attain my goal. It is require that we do community service at my school. Thank you some much for providing such an opportunity to youths and tomorrow's future. Be safe!

Imani T  on 9/6/2020 12:57:55 PM

Hello, my name is Imani Thomas, I am a bisexual, African American High school senior. Growing up my family didn't have a lot, my mom grew up very different from the way I did and she wanted to give me the best life she could with what she had. I attend a mixed race high school, with multiple different races and ethnicities , however funding is low and often I feel I have to try hard to stand out among so many other students like me. I wasn't able to do a lot in high school, because I transferred in the middle of my sophomore year. I planned to do more for my community this year, however COVID-19 affected my plans drastically. With this being my last year of High School, I want to make sure I'm set for college without having to rely too much on my parents. I am very grateful for the opportunity to hopefully be considered for this scholarship, thank you!

Bryson B  on 7/7/2020 10:23:10 PM

Hi my name is Bryson Battle I am a rising senior in High school as an African American going to a predominantly white High school I always felt watched in a way, like people always there eyes on me but that just gave me more of a reason to stand out in a positive way. I was the first and only person to come out as gay in my in my student class which was hard but ultimately made me who I am today which is a smart, kind, hardworking, talented, individual who this scholarship would mean so much to. My parents have provided any and everything I’ve ever needed for the past 17 years and college is one of the most expensive but fulfilling things to come along in a young persons life so recovering this scholarship would mean so much to me and my family and help further my journey into the real world. Thank you for offering this opportunity to students like me and I hope you will consider me for the scholarship.

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