The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is teamed up with the Kellogg Company Fund to provide scholarship termed as “TMCF | Kellogg Company Fund Scholarship”. To be eligible for the scholarship, the candidates must be enrolled as a full-time student and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Scholarship fund helps students to acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost, develops leaders of tomorrow and connects high performing students with top tier employment opportunities. The candidates who win will receive a one-year merit scholarship of up to $7,000.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions, enrolling nearly 80% of all students attending black colleges and universities. TMCF mission is to create a pipeline for employers to highly qualified member-school students and alumni
To be considered, applicants must comply with all the following requirements:
- Be enrolled as a full-time student at one of TMCF’s member-schools
- Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
- Open to college freshmen and sophomores
How to Apply
- To apply for the scholarship firstly you may create an account through the given link: https://apply.tmcf.org/
- Applicants must write an essay in a maximum of 500 words, please address the following: What is your favorite book, poem, or song? How do you think it reflects your character, accomplishments, or values?
Applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:
- Resume (include leadership, employment/internship experience, community service)
- 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)
- Most recent transcript (official or unofficial)
- Recommendation from current school professor, high school teacher, or faculty member or high school administrator (recommender must complete online)
Financial Aid and Award Money:
Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of up to $7,000 to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and textbooks purchased from member-schools.
The deadline for Kellogg Company Fund Scholarship is April 30, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.