Frito-Lay UNCF Scholarship Program

The Frito-Lay UNCF Scholarship will provide 100 need-based scholarships to Black and Hispanic students from 10 key Frito-Lay markets (10 per market); Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, Phoenix, San Francisco, and the District of Columbia. 

The Program will provide a one-time scholarship of up to $5,000 during the 2022-2023 school year.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the Program must meet the following criteria:

*Be a Black/African American or Hispanic student.

*Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

*Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form.

*Have a demonstrated, unmet financial need as verified by their college or university. 

*Be enrolled at any 4-year college or university.

*Be a permanent resident of the following cities; Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, Phoenix, San Francisco, and the District of Columbia. Candidates must provide an address in 1 of the listed cities.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

*Students shall submit an online application for the Program,

*Submit a 1-2 page essay responding to the following prompt, “Tell us about the community where you live and how receiving this scholarship will help you pursue the career in which you are interested so that you can give back to your community.”

*Submit your most recent official or unofficial transcript. 

                  

Please contact Jeff Darden II (jeff.darden@uncf.org) if you have a question about this scholarship program.

Applicants who do not meet all eligibility and application requirements will not be considered for this scholarship opportunity.

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