Who Can Apply: Applicants for the Program must meet the following criteria:
*Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 after one full year of college courses.
*Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”) form and have a demonstrated, unmet financial need as verified by their college or university.
*Reside or be a permanent resident in:
*Major or intend to major in any field applicable to banking and the financial services industry.
*Be a Black/African American sophomore who is attending as a full-time student at any accredited four-year institution in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, or Tennessee.
*Demonstrate a commitment to community service.
*Preference in the selection process shall be given to the following candidates:
*Students attending HBCUs.
*Students majoring or intending to major in a field applicable to the banking and financial services industry, including but not limited to:
*A letter of recommendation
*A 250-word statement of career interest
*A 250-word essay discussing what they have learned from their participation in community service
*A current transcript
Deadline: March 4, 2021