Empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship
NEW AMERICAN SCHOLARS PROGRAM OVERVIEW AND ELIGIBILITY
E4FC's New American Scholars Program provides financial awards and support services to low-income immigrant undergraduate and graduate students who live or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area.We provide scholarships of up to $7,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Scholars are selected for their academic excellence, financial need, community impact, and potential contribution to the E4FC community. Scholars are expected to participate in E4FC programming, events, and activities for the year.
Do not have permanent residency (green card) or citizenship in the U.S.
Current or intended enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for 2014-2015
Minimum GPA requirement:
For high school students: 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
For undergraduate/graduate students: 3.0 cumulative college GPA
Demonstrated academic preparation and community/extracurricular involvement
You must have lived in California for two or more years of your high school career
You must fulfill at least one of the following:
previous or intended graduation from a San Francisco Bay Area high school, or
current or expected enrollment in a San Francisco Bay Area college or university
We define San Francisco Bay Area as the following 11 counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo.