Research studies show a leading obstacle to obtaining a college degree is a student's inability to afford college. In 2011, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that students enrolling or completing Bachelor’s programs has largely become stagnant.
Since its commencement in 1987, Thurgood Marshall College Fund has provided scholarships to qualified students attending its member schools. TMCF scholarships have provided support to help fund an education at one of our nation's public Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
A student should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
A student must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Attend one of the 47 TMCF Member Schools.
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped.
Demonstrate leadership qualities and service experience.
Be recommended by a Faculty or Staff member of your current school.