Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
99
Days
March 9 2021
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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Great Expectations Scholarship

Description

Students awarded the Great Expectations scholarship receive scholarship funds as well as mentoring, peer-advising, networking opportunities, and other persistence support and services to achieve college success. Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply for the Great Expectations Scholarship: (1) Attend and graduate from an Oakland public or charter high school and start as a full time student at an accredited, not-for-profit college in the U.S. in the coming Fall; (2) Have a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 2.0 to receive 2-year scholarship -OR- 2.7 to receive 4-year scholarship; (3) Demonstrate financial need as calculated by FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application; (4) Plan to enroll as a full-time student at a 2 or 4-year accredited, not-for-profit college or university or CTE program; (5) Engage in service to your community. Visit the scholarship web page for updates. (https://www.eastbaycollegefund.org/scholarships/)

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Interview
Contact scholarships@oaklandpromise.org
Tel: 510-836-8900