GRANT & SCHOLARSHIP

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All post-secondary bound high school students who demonstrate dedication to leadership and community that would ordinarily not qualify for a scholarship due to not having all A’s or A’s and B’s, and who meet the requirements below are eligible.

Requirements:

Be entering their first year of higher education at an accredited institution, technical college, or vocational school. Have an unweighted GPA of 2.0 or above from the most recent academic year. Provide evidence of dedication to leadership and community.

Question: DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A VOCATIONAL SCHOOL TO ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP?
Answer: NO, see eligibility requirements above.

Question: DO I NEED TO BE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN SCHOOL TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP?
Answer: YES, You do have to be currently enrolled as a senior in high school
To apply, you must show evidence of an accredited institution that you will be enrolling, and that the scholarship support you seek will be applied there.

Question: MY SCHOOL DOES NOT USE A 4.0 SCALE, HOW CAN I CONVERT MY GRADES TO THIS SCALE?
Answer: If your school uses number grades, use the gpa conversion table here.

Question: MY SCHOOL DOES NOT USE A 4.0 SCALE, HOW CAN I CONVERT MY GRADES TO THIS SCALE?
Answer: if your school uses number grades, use the gpa conversion table here.
Colleges report GPA (grade point average) on a 4.0 scale. The top grade is an A, which equals 4.0. This is the standard scale at most colleges, and many high schools use it. To convert your GPA to a 4.0 scale:



Question: I DON’T HAVE A VERY HIGH GPA, DO I HAVE ANY CHANCE OF RECEIVING THIS SCHOLARSHIP?

Answer: YES, for this reason, the care has a minimum of a 2.0 gpa. we take many factors into consisderation when determining your candidacy for the scholarship. dedication to leadership, community, your letter of recommendation, the quality of your personal essay or monologue, if you’re a first generation college student, and other strengths are taken into account in the decision making process.

Question: HOW DO I MAXIMIZE MY CHANCES OF RECEIVING THIS SCHOLARSHIP?
Answer:
  • start your application early and complete it on time. the earlier you start the application, the better chance you have to submit the application before the deadline. you also have more time to ask questions in case any part of the process needs clarification.
  • Tell us about yourself and use specific details when sharing your extracurricular activities. we do not know anything about you until you share it with us. specific details can help us understand how great you are. The same can be said about your personal essay or monologue. we don’t expect the essay or monologue to be longer than the 300 word requirement, however, make sure it answers the question, why getting this care scholarship is important to you?
  • Review your application for grammar and spelling errors. If your question has not been answered above, please direct your inquiry to: infos@care4sf.org or should i just have a link to click on here for question inquiries???


Mission


Our mission is to inspire, empower, and support post-secondary bound high school students who demonstrate dedication to leadership and community that would ordinarily not qualify for a scholarship due to not having all A’s or A’s and B’s.