The Jackie Robinson Foundation Program was created to help minority students pay for their college education. The program is held in honor of Jackie Robinson, a man who changed the way African Americans were viewed in the athletic world. If you are a minority student who holds the same passion for life that Jackie Robinson had, you may be eligible for this prestigious award. Read on to find out how you can get involved.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program at a Glance
- Award Amount: $7,500
- Number of Awards: Varies by award
- Minimum GPA: None
- Minimum Test Scores: SAT 1000, ACT 21
- Eligible Applicants: Minority high school senior
To apply, you must be a current high school student with plans to enroll in an accredited four-year degree program after graduation. You must provide evidence of financial aid, and you must show a commitment to community service. In addition to those requirements, you must also show leadership potential and be a citizen of the United States.
If you want to apply, you must submit a form online, as well as a letter of recommendation and a copy of your SAT or ACT test scores. You may not mail in a copy of your forms. They will only be accepted through the application on the Jackie Robinson Foundation website. Complete the forms by the deadline, and you should be all set.