Who Can Apply: High School Seniors with a record of standing against oppression, intolerance, racism and/or classism are invited to apply for the Troublemaker of the Best Kind Scholarship. One $4,000 award, renewable for three additional undergraduate years, will be awarded to a student from the St. Louis region with unmet financial need. Students who are in the first generation of his or her family to attend college will be given preference in the selection process.
• be graduating from a high school in the St. Louis region,
• have achieved a 2.5 grade point average on a 4 point scale (or the equivalent),
• provide scores from at least one ACT or SAT assessment
• plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit, accredited post-secondary program of study leading to an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree, and
• demonstrate unmet financial need as a full time student at a nonprofit U. S. college or university.
Submission: Applicants will be evaluated on the strength of the submitted essay that demonstrates a record of standing against oppression, intolerance, racism and/or classism, academic achievement and promise for future success, activities outside the classroom, and the strength of recommendations received on the applicant’s behalf. The award recipient should be prepared to maintain communication with the donor of this scholarship.
Deadline: April 15, 2018