The UNCF-Ralph Lauren Scholarship was established to assist seniors in bridging the financial gap to complete their undergraduate college education. This scholarship will be disbursed in the fall semester of the 2021-2022 school year.
Recipients will be notified in writing within eight weeks after the closing date.
In order to qualify for the UNCF-Ralph Lauren Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
*Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
*Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
*Have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college or university.
*Be a college senior (class of 2022) at the time of completing this application.
*Be an African American student enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year HBCU.
Applications must be submitted online and include the following:
*A personal statement responding to, “How has your community service impacted your career interests?”
*A current transcript (unofficial).
*One online reference form completed by a professor.
Letter of Recommendation Guidance:
1. An online letter of recommendation must be submitted from a professor (letters from family members or friends will not be accepted).
2. If they haven't already, recommenders will need to create an account on the UNCF website in order to submit an online recommendation.
3. Recommenders can still submit an online recommendation without the emailed invitation code, please have them follow the instructions on number four.
4. For assistance on how to submit an online recommendation without an invitation code, please click the link at the bottom right of the page.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who have submitted complete applications will be notified of scholarship decision within 8 weeks after the application due date.
For more information, please contact Yves Pierre at firstname.lastname@example.org