The New Leader Scholarship of the Marin Community Foundation

 

Screen Shot 2015-02-14 at 8.24.14 PMThe New Leader Scholarship of the Marin Community Foundation annually awards scholarships of up to $8,000.

The New Leader Scholarship consists of support for undergraduate students attending one of the five Bay Area public universities. In addition, they provide support for New Leader Scholars that have received an award as an undergraduate and attend graduate school at a public university in California. All Scholars can apply for graduate school preparation support (regardless of the graduate school location) and assistance with other personal health related services.
To be eligible…
UNDERGRADUATES Must be:
• Enrolled in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley
• Will be an upper division student who has attended the school for one academic year or more, with 24 units that were attained at the present university
• Studying the social sciences, human services, public interest law, health-related fields, or public service.
• A minimum 3.5 GPA either at the current school or at a combination of the current school plus all schools previously attended; consideration will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 – 3.49 with special circumstances
• Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units each in the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters
• Must be willing and able to attend an interview session on April 3rd, 10th or 11th, 2015
• Must be willing and able to attend an orientation on May 9th 2015.
• Demonstrated financial need.
GRADUATES Must have:
• Prior New Leader Scholarship recipient at the undergraduate level
• Plan to enroll in a graduate program at a public university in California in 2015-2016
• Demonstrated financial need
• Must be willing and able to attend an interview session on April 3rd, 10th or 11th, 2015
For more information, application guidelines/materials, and more, please visit their official page: “Apply: Scholarship Opportunities”
Deadline: March 10, 2015

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