Thurgood Marshall College Fund, in short TMCF, has collaborated with Geico to make possible wonderful funding programs called “HBCU Changemakers Scholarships.” These funding schemes are valid for the academic year 2021-2022. Up to four winners will be selected to get this funding opportunity. So if you are an outstanding student attending one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs), then you can qualify for this program and get needed monetary support for your higher learning. Preference for these scholarships will be given to those students who are gaining education in the following fields: Information Technology, Business, Marketing, and Finance.
HBCU Changemakers Scholarships are need-based programs and will be granted only to those who demonstrate genuine financial need. There are four scholarships available for aspirants, and each scholarship is worth up to $10,250. The award amount can be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees. TMCF and Geico have initiated these funding offers intending to increase the students’ access to quality education and reduce their financial load so that they can solely focus on their studies and achieve their aspirations. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through the online portal of TMCF. So get ready to receive the support you need to continue your learning journey with the help of this program.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which is also known as TMCF, is considered to be the nation’s largest organization supporting and representing the Black College Community. Its member schools consist of publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions. It helps students through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships. On the other hand, Geico is an insurance company founded in 1936, Fort Worth, Texas, United States. This American company has been working for decades and helping people save money through its various saving plans.
Get more details given in the table given below:
|Organization||TMCF | Geico|
|Educational Level||Junior or senior students|
|Subjects||Information technology, business, marketing, and finance|
|Number of Awards||4|
|Application Deadline||August 9, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not Required|
|Requirements||Transcript and a short video|
Who is Eligible?
Students who meet the following requirements will be welcome to participate in this program:
- Applicants must be enrolled full-time as a junior or senior at an HBCU during the 2021-2022 academic school year;
- This scholarship is exclusively open to designated majors: Information Technology, Business, Marketing, and Finance;
- Candidates should be a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher;
- Aspirants must have submitted a completed 2021-2022 FAFSA to their current or prospective College or University.
- Entrants must be able to demonstrate a financial need;
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens, or legal permanent residents with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.
How to Apply?
All interested candidates can send their applications through the online portal of TMCF. Candidates who are current users of TMCF can use their existed accounts to unlock the application form. On the other hand, all new aspirants with no TMCF account can register through the online portal and access the application form.
There are up to four scholarships available for eligible students. Each scholarship is valued at up to $10,250 that can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees. The award amount will assist students in covering their study-related expenses and lessening their financial burden.
Applications are open until August 9, 2021. If you have found this program interesting, then you can send your application by this date.