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CharterUP National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees

Scholarship to Foreign-Born Immigrants and
Refugees to Attend USA Undergraduate Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

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Scholarships of $10,000 to immigrants and refugees to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited USA or territories university or college. To be eligible, applicants must have been born outside the US and be enrolled or accepted to a qualifying degree program. The goal of this program is to help immigrants and refugees achieve the American Dream.

Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees at any accredited public, private, or community college or university.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181496

Number of Grants:

A minimum of one award will be made each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The amount awarded per recipient is $10,000 per academic year, split evenly between each semester.

Term of Contract:

The scholarship will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be born outside of the U.S. and currently enrolled (or accepted) as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university.

High school seniors intending to enroll are also eligible.

Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 3.4 or greater.

Each academic year a new recipient will be selected; past recipients are not be eligible to receive award more than once.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2018-2019 application will open on the CharterUP site on April 9th, 2018. Applications will close on July 5, 2018.

Application must be submitted online through the electronic form. You will be prompted to provide your information as well as the name and email address of one recommender. Recommenders will be notified by email through the system. During the selection phase (after July 5th), staff may contact your recommender directly.

You are encouraged to start your online application as soon as possible.

Along with their most recent transcript showing a weighted GPA of 3.4 or greater, scholarship applicants must submit a written essay.

Official transcripts must be mailed via postal mail from your school. They should be postmarked by July 5th and mailed to the address listed below.

Funds will be paid directly to the school's bursar department

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application Form:

Attn: Scholarships
3340 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30326

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