Thurgood Marshall College Fund Offers GAP Scholarship

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The Thurgood Marshall College Fund has set aside $500,000 for the Class of 2015 to help graduate any senior who has a remaining balance that will prevent him/her from graduating this fall semester. To be eligible, applicants must:

·         Be a graduating college Senior

·         Attend one of the TMCF’s 47 member-schools, such as Norfolk State University

·         Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

·         Have an outstanding account balance between $500 and $3,100

·         Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien

Applicants must submit the following documents for consideration:

·         Resume (should demonstrate community service and leadership abilities)

·         Current Account Balance Statement

·         2015 Student Aid Report

·         College Transcript (official or unofficial)

·         Essay with a minimum of 500 words on the following topic: What are your post-graduation plans and how will the GAP scholarship help you to achieve your goals?

For more information about the scholarship requirements, visit http://tm.cf/223.

 

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