TMCF/ FORD Blue Oval Scholarship

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford Motor Company Fund has established a scholarship named as “TMCF | FORD Blue Oval Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to African-American male high school senior who have current grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is intended to create a pipeline for employers to highly qualified member-school students and alumni. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) will fund $6,200 for the 2017-2018 academic school year.

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‘Thurgood Marshall College Fund is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships, TMCF is a vital resource in the PK-12 and higher education space. The organization is also the source of top employers seeking top talent for competitive internships and good jobs. TMCF is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, charitable organization.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time freshman student at one of TMCF’s 47 member schools for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be an African-American male high school senior
  • Current grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures
  • S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551

How to Apply:

Applicants can go to the given link and create a Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Account to apply for the scholarship program.

  • Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience)
  • 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)
  • Most recent transcript (unofficial or official transcript)
  • Recommendation Letter from current school faculty member

Financial Aid and Award Money:     

  • The scholar who will select for the scholarship will receive $6,200 for the 2017-2018 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member schools.
  • Funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester.

Application Deadline: 

The deadline for the application is May 07, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.

Visit Link for More Information:

https://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-ford-blue-oval-scholarship/8288

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