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Jackie Robinson Award

The Jackie Robinson Award is a Scholarship sponsored by Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: up to $7,500 annually
Application Deadline: March 31st
Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $7,500 annually to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. On October 15th the application will be available online only at

  • United States Citizen
  • Minority
  • High School Senior
  • High level of academic achievement
  • Leadership potential
  • Financial need
  • Accepted to a four - year accredited college or university
  • SAT score of 1000 or above and/or ACT score of 21 or above

Sponsorship provided by:

The Jackie Robinson Foundation
Attn: Education and Leadership Development Program
One Hudson Square
75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone Number: (800) 886-1573

A good place to start is to investigate the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of success can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, identify the reason for involvement of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Fund and their reason for offering the Jackie Robinson Award. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, make sure there is any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance of actually being one of the winners of the Jackie Robinson Award, then you should use your time.

An important part of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and tiresome, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out correctly and completely. You don't want to be bumped on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Jackie Robinson Award confers the award and distributes the money so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on how you can use the Jackie Robinson Award. You might find it challenging to be able to handle the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Jackie Robinson Award to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the Jackie Robinson Award, continue looking, you might find new scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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