MetLife Foundation Scholarship Fund 2020

MetLife Foundation is committed to expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income people around the world, partnering with nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to create financial health solutions and build stronger communities. 

In partnership with UNCF, The MetLife Foundation Scholarship Fund was established to provide need-based scholarships to qualified African American students who are juniors (Class of 2022) enrolled at accredited four-year HBCUs. For renewal for their senior year, students must continue to meet the specified criteria. 

Program Requirements:

The application is now open for the 2020-21 academic year. Applicants for the program must meet the following requirements:

*Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

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

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

*Be enrolled full-time at an accredited HBCU.

*Be classified as a college junior when applying.

*Major in business, finance, or accounting.

Application Process:

For consideration, applications must be submitted online and include the following:

1. A current transcript.

2. One letter of recommendation from a professor or community leader (letters from family members or friends are unacceptable)

3. Respond to an essay question regarding career interest. 

New York City residents are encouraged to apply.

Note: applicants must be college juniors during the 2020-2021 school year.

For assistance on how to submit a reference form, please click the link at the bottom right of the page.

For more information, please contact Yves Pierre at yves.pierre@uncf.org 

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