Youth Service Center

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, Deadline is February 1, 2021

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
-Be a graduating 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 United States citizen;
-Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
-Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:
-The online application, which includes four essay questions;
-A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
-One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
-SAT or ACT scores: If you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.