JRF Scholars receive grants of up to $30,000 over four years to complement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, Scholars are financially sponsored to attend JRF’s annual four-day “Mentoring and Leadership Conference” in New York City and other regional events throughout the year.
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: be a graduating, minority high school senior; be a United States citizen; present evidence of financial need; demonstrate a record of academic excellence; demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service; submit an official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior year; plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university; and not possess a degree from, or be enrolled in, a 2 or 4–year college when applying.
The online Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship application includes: one recommendation; demographics; high school information including an unofficial high school transcript; college plans; test scores (AP, IB, PSAT, ACT, or SAT); activities and distinctions; and household information and four essays. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.