Barry Griswell Scholarship 2024 | Apply Now

The Barry Griswell Scholarship 2024 Initiative is offering renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year to help cover the costs of your education. The application deadline is fast approaching, so be sure to submit your application by May 23rd, 2024 at 3:00 pm Central Time.

Who is eligible?

  • High school seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Current college undergraduate students with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA recipient
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S.
  • Pursuing a first associate’s or first bachelor’s degree

Selection is based on:

  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated leadership and community involvement
  • Work experience
  • Being a first-generation college student
  • Essay about overcoming obstacles
  • Home responsibilities
  • Short statement

Award Details:

  • Up to $25,000 per year for a total of up to five years (or until a first associate’s or bachelor’s degree is earned)
  • Funds can be used for all education-related expenses
  • Renewable for up to four additional years based on maintaining full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic performance

Required Application Materials:

  • Current, complete transcript (not a report card)
  • Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 (with social security numbers and bank account information blacked out)
    • Dependent students: Parent or guardian’s tax return
    • Independent students: Your own tax return

Don’t delay! Visit the Scholarship America website ( to learn more about the scholarship and application process. Good luck!

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