Ron Brown Scholar Program

posted Sep 12, 2017, 10:24 AM by Keri Miles
The Ron Brown Scholars Program (RBSP) is a multilevel scholarship and leadership program which focuses on academic achievement, community service and career immersion for African American college bound high school seniors.  Twenty scholarships are awarded each year in the amount of $40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years).  The scholarships may be used at any four year accredited college/university and it is not limited to any specific field of study.

Eligibility:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • African American high school senior
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and have a demonstrated financial need
Applications are screened between November and February.  In March, finalists are invited to participate in a weekend selection process in Washington, DC at the expense of the Ron Brown Scholar Fund.  Finalists are interviewed and are expected to participate in several weekend activities.  Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their application materials, interviews, and participation in Selection Weekend activities. 

Application Deadlines:

November 1 (postmarked) - application will be given early consideration
January 9 (postmarked) - final deadline in order to be considered

For additional information, go to www.ronbrown.org.  A copy of the application is attached to this announcement.

*Note: Attachments must be viewed through Mrs. Miles' website.


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Keri Miles,
Sep 12, 2017, 10:24 AM
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