There are countless ways to make a positive impact in many professional careers. The Cameron Impact Scholar has both the ability and the intent to make real, tangible contributions in their lifelong dedication to the greater good. The Foundation will allocate approximately a quarter of the scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in education, non-profits, government, and/or military and have a stated professional goal of public service.
- Approximately 25% of scholarships are allocated to candidates pursuing careers in education, nonprofits, government, and military service, with a strong commitment to public service.
- The scholarship supports full-time undergraduate studies at accredited four-year U.S. colleges or universities for the academic year following high school graduation.
- Recipients of the Cameron Impact Scholarship will be required to attend an annual Cameron Impact Scholars Award Ceremony and Summit throughout the 4-year duration of the scholarship.
- Applicants must maintain a minimum, cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.7/4.0 or equivalent in their high school studies.
- Applicants must be full citizens of the United States of America.
- Successful applicants should demonstrate excellence in extracurricular activities, possess strong leadership skills, exhibit a strong work ethic, and actively engage in community service and civic-minded activities.
- The application requires the submission of three components:
- Online Application
- Two required Letters of Recommendation
- Transcript certifying academic performance
- Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with a limit of 3,000 applications. The Foundation will provide updates on the application limit through their website and social media.
- The Selection Committee will conduct face-to-face interviews with 75-100 Finalists in the Fall, typically at the applicant's high school.
- Recipients of the Cameron Impact Scholarship will be announced in December.
- Applicants are strongly advised to submit their applications well in advance of the final deadline to avoid technical submission issues on the due date.
Applicants are strongly advised to submit their application well in advance of the final deadline. The Foundation assumes no responsibility for an applicant’s technical submission issues encountered on the final due date.