As one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States, JPMorgan Chase, continues to make dedicated efforts to provide more support for the black community in their pursuit of educational, career, business and personal financial success. Uniquely positioned to marshal their resources to help making the economy work for more people, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association has partnered with UNCF to establish the J.P. Morgan Chase Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship.
This scholarship opportunity is open to students who will be full-time college sophomores in the Fall 2021 semester, and who have an interest in the financial planning profession and attending one of following HBCUs: Alabama A&M University, Central State University, Clark Atlanta University, Delaware State University, Howard University, North Carolina A&T State University, Paul Quinn College, Prairie View A&M University, South Carolina State University, Tennessee State University, or Winston-Salem State University.
Scholarship recipients will receive a one-time $2,000 merit-based scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. In addition, select scholars will be given an opportunity to apply to participate in two JPMorgan Chase internship programs, the first in the summer between sophomore-junior year and the second between junior-senior year. Upon completion of the internship program, students will receive a $5,000 scholarship to be applied to their senior year.
- Be African American/ Black.
- Have a required minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Be a citizen, national, or permanent reside of the U.S.
- Be enrolled as a full-time college sophomore in 2021-2022 academic year, attending one of the following HBCUs:
- Alabama A&M University
- Central State University
- Clark Atlanta University
- Delaware State University
- Howard University
- North Carolina A&T State University
- Paul Quinn College
- Prairie View A&M University
- South Carolina State University
- Tennessee State University
- Winston-Salem State University
- One-page essay, of no more than 500 words, outlining the student’s future career goals as it relates to the field of financial planning or his/her major.
- Current academic transcript
- One letter of recommendation from a non-relative.
Letter of Recommendation Guidance
One letter of recommendation (LOR) is required to complete this application. The recommender must be a faculty member or administrator. The LOR must be made through the online Applicant System and must be received by the application due date. Emailed LORs will not be accepted.
Applicants should give the recommender ample time to complete the LOR by entering all recommender information (name and email) as early as possible. The recommender will be sent automated instructions at the email address provided to submit the LOR in the Applicant System. Applicants will receive "Invite References" reminders until a recommender is invited.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who have submitted complete applications will be notified of scholarship decisions within 8 weeks after the application due date.
For additional questions about the application, contact Angela Mobley (firstname.lastname@example.org)