As part of its commitment to the Greater Washington community, Thursday Network developed a scholarship program to help high school students pursue a college education. Since 1992, the Thursday Network I EMPOWER Scholarship Fund has awarded $153,000 in college assistance to high school seniors in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, and Prince George's County, MD. Students use the award to fund their freshman year at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
-Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall
-Demonstrate a commitment to community service
-Demonstrate a financial need
-Be a minority of African, Hispanic, and/or Latino descent
-Be a U.S. Citizen
-Be a permanent resident and/or attend high school in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County (MD), or Prince George's County (MD)
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.