Great Expectations Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 03/09

Scholarship Description

Students awarded the Great Expectations scholarship receive scholarship funds as well as mentoring, peer-advising, networking opportunities, and other persistence support and services to achieve college success.

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply for the Great Expectations Scholarship: (1) Attend and graduate from an Oakland public or charter high school and start as a full time student at an accredited, not-for-profit college in the U.S. in the coming Fall; (2) Have a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 2.0 to receive 2-year scholarship -OR- 2.7 to receive 4-year scholarship; (3) Demonstrate financial need as calculated by FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application; (4) Plan to enroll as a full-time student at a 2 or 4-year accredited, not-for-profit college or university or CTE program; (5) Engage in service to your community.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Interview required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: East Bay College Fund

Organization is a college access and graduation model that helps resilient Oakland public high school seniors, under-represented in higher education, attend, persist and attain a college degree.