In order to be considered for scholarship, you must be 25 years of age or younger and enrolled or accepted (but not yet enrolled) in an educational program such as college, graduate school or vocational-technical program as a full time student. Name of postsecondary school you plan to attend/are attending. Use official name. Do not abbreviate.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a letter of nomination is required from a federal or military employee (The nominator may not be a parent).
Applicants are required to write an essay on the above topic.
We’re no longer accepting applications for Scholarship for America in 2018. Please stay tuned for the applications to be reopened in 2019. Applicants from 2018 will be contacted shortly.