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Lowe’s GAP Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Lowes are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The Lowes GAP Scholarship is open to graduating college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship amount ranges from $500 to $3,100 (depending on account balance). Students must meet the following minimum criteria to apply for the award:

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA:

All students applying to this program must meet the following minimum criteria to qualify for a scholarship:
Be enrolled as a full time graduating college senior at one of TMCF’s member-schools
Current grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures
Currently enrolled in school with an account balance
Demonstrate financial need

APPLICATION PROCESS

The scholarship application and selection process is competitive. To apply, students must complete the following:
Account statement from your university showing balance owed.
Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience)
Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)
Most recent transcript (applicants may upload a copy of either an unofficial or official transcript)
Recommendation letter from current school faculty member (must be as a PDF on letterhead with signature)
Essay: In a minimum of 500 words, please address ONE of the following questions:
What are your post-graduation plans?
How will the GAP scholarship help you to achieve your goals?

Year of Need: College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 3,100

Deadline: 2017-05-01

Website: http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/

Sponsoring Organization Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc.
4801 Woodway, Suite 300
E Houston, TX 77056

Contact Person: Deshuandra Walker Student Support Programs Manager

Phone: 713-955-1073

Fax: 480-287-9632

Web: http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/

Email:

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