Rosa L. Parks Scholarship

The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation offers a non-renewable scholarship to Michigan high school graduating seniors. Winners are selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, financial need, and dedication to the civil rights principles of Rosa L. Parks, whose historic stand against racial prejudice in 1955 brought her national recognition. Eligibility:-Graduate by August of the application year-Minimum 2.5 GPA-Demonstrate financial need -Complete an application form and essay-Document community activities -Submit official copies of high school transcript, and ACT/SAT results-Submit two letters of recommendation (at least one from a school representative) Scholarships to be applied to tuition, books and/or fees, for first-year of college only. They cannot be applied to room/board or other expenses.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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