Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:
A) Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia) during the school year.
B) Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
C) Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.
Your category depends on what your status will be during the school year, as follows:
A) High School Juniors & Seniors - Scholarships awarded based on achievement (not based on financial need).
B) High School Seniors with plans to attend college in school year - The chosen college must be within the Southern region. You must include a copy of your acceptance letter.
C) College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors - The school you are attending must be within the Southern region.
D) College Seniors - You must be planning to attend a graduate or professional school in the Southern region during the school year. You must submit a letter of acceptance from the graduate or professional school.
E) Graduate Students - You must be continuing your studies in the school year at a school within the Southern region.
Current non-students are eligible if they can provide documentation (acceptance letters, signed commitment letters, or other documents showing commitment to attend) indicating they will be a full time student in one of the above categories in the school year.
Students who reside, or will reside, in the US during the school year, whether US citizens or foreign nationals, are all welcome to apply.