Who Can Apply: High school students who have been accepted to college and students who are currently enrolled in a college or university are eligible to apply for the JMJ Phillip Group college scholarship program. Additionally, the following criteria must be met for a student to be eligible to apply:
— Students must be currently enrolled in a U.S.-based high school or college. Students graduating from high school must plan to attend college during the fall semester in the same year as the application.
— Eligible colleges include two-year and four-year universities in the United States.
— Students who apply must have a minimum GPA of 3.6. Current (unofficial) transcripts must be sent with the application.
High school students who are applying must have a letter of acceptance from the college they intend to attend. A copy of this letter must be included in the application.
— One letter of reference must be included in the application. This letter must come from one of the following sources: a current or former teacher of the student, or a current or former employer of the student.
Submission: In addition to these requirements, students applying for the scholarship must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay. The essay must be written in response to the prompt:
“How can STEM graduates in 2022 change the world in 2040?”
Deadline: October 1, 2020