The Nissan Scholars is awarded by the UNCF for the students who are residents or citizens of the United States. This scholarship is open for students who intend to pursue any major however preference will be given to those who intend to pursue Engineering, Computer Science and Auto-industry related majors in Fisk University and Tennessee State University. The program also covers a summer internship at Nissan.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant:
- Should be a sophomore, college junior or a college senior and attends Fisk or Tennessee State University
- Should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale.
- Should provide substantial proof for financial need
How to Apply
The student can apply for the scholarship by submitting the application form online.
- Personal Statement
- Current Official or Unofficial College Transcript
- Letter of Recommendation
UNCF awards two students each for Fisk University and Tennessee State University to be Nissan Scholars every academic year. Each student will be awarded a one-time scholarship amount of up to $5000 for the academic year.
This scholarship is a one-time award valid for a particular academic year only.