Scholarship Award

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

Application Components

The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:

  • The online application, which includes four essay questions;
  • A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
  • One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
  • SAT or ACT scores: If you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.

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UCLA Applicants

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

2018-2019 
Application Timeline

November 1, 2018 
The 2018 application opens

February 1, 2019 - All components of the application are due by 5 pm EST

May 2019 - Regional In-person Interviews on semi-finalists

June 2019 - Final notification of application status

 

 

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