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Award Name: The McConnell Foundation Scholars Program

The McConnell Foundation
Subject Area:
All fields
  • High School
March 5, 2020
up to $7,500 (renewable)
Minimum G.P.A.:
No Requirement
Other Requirements:
The purpose of The McConnell Foundation Scholars Program is to identify and support students qualified to bring about positive change in their communities. Ideal candidates are high-achieving students, are among the first generation in their family to attend college, have overcome personal challenges, have positive influence on younger siblings or community members, and demonstrate commitment to the values of giving back and caring for others. Special consideration is given for those who have overcome significant challenges such as homelessness, participation in the foster-care system, or multi-generational poverty. Other excellent candidates are high-achieving students who come from more advantaged backgrounds, but who are very aware of their advantages and have shown extraordinary personal commitment to serving others. Must live or attend high school in our service area of Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama or Trinity County or you attend Big Valley High School in Lassen County or Hoopa Valley High School in Humboldt County. Your EFC from the FAFSA or the California Dream Act Application is $8,600 or less.
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