Applicant Eligibility Requirements
A) The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA.
B) Scholarship funds are payable to the winner's college/university or certified trade school in the United States; the winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than the Fall 2021 session.
C) Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA, or demographic criteria.
D) Home-schooled students may apply as long as the course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.
E) Relatives of AFSA staff or NATIONAL board members may not enter.
A) Scholarship entries are ONLY accepted online through the AFSA scholarship web site (www.afsascholarship.org).
B) Entrants must submit a completed entry form with all required information along with answering an 8-question exam. Before college scholarship funds will be awarded, all information submitted on the entry form by the entrant will be verified. If ANY false or misleading information is submitted on the entry form, the student will be disqualified without notification to the entrant.
C) Each entrant is allowed only ONE (1) ENTRY submittal. Any attempt to enter again under a different name, address, etc., will automatically disqualify the entrant without notification to the entrant.
D) Entrants selected as winners are required to submit the name and contact information of their chosen college/university/certified trade school* for verification of registration and payment of the scholarship to the school. All forms and processes must be completed within sixty (60) days of the contest end date or your scholarship is forfeited.
A total of $20,000 is awarded. Ten (10) winners will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each. Only one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to any single individual from this contest.
The scholarship is paid directly to the educational institution in the student's account to be used for tuition and/or books for the fall 2021 semester. The scholarship monies may be used over a period not to exceed four (4) years.