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Deadline: Application available online in October and due in mid-February 2017. Check website for details.

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating, minority 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 U.S. citizen.
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 22.
  • Not possess a degree from a two- or four-year college when applying for the scholarship.

Award: $7,500 per year.

Contact: Application available at
Jackie Robinson Foundation
75 Varick St.
New York, NY 10013