Thursday, August 25, 2011

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.
1 Hudson Sq., 75 Varick St., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10013-1917
Telephone: (212) 290-8600
FAX: (212) 290-8081
Additional address: 550 S. Hope St., Ste. 2300, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2678, tel.: (213) 330-7726, fax: (213) 330-7526
Limitations: Four-year college scholarships to financially needy minority students who are high school graduates.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/09: Assets, $19,824,188 (M); Expenditures, $6,240,370; Total giving, $1,822,637; Grants to individuals, totaling $1,822,637.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Higher education; Minorities
Types of support: Undergraduate support
Application information:
Deadline(s): Mar. 31
Final notification: Applicants notified June 15
Additional information: See web site for further application guidelines.
Publications: Application guidelines; Biennial report; Financial statement; Informational brochure.
Program description:
JRF Education and Leadership Development Program: The program provides scholarships of up to $7,500 annually to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four year college or university of their choice. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to qualify for the scholarship.

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