Ron Brown Scholar Program

  • Website Address
  • https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-des...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 1160 Pepsi Place
  • Suite 206
  • Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Email Address
  • vevans@ronbrown.org
  • Application Deadline
  • January 9, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $40,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship - the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown's mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities - especially our disadvantaged youth.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be Black/African American
    -Must excel academically
    -Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential
    -Must participate in community service activities
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card
    -Be a current high school senior at the time of your application
    -Applications must be printed and mailed. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted

    Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.

    For more information and to download the application, please visit the Ron Brown Scholar Program website

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