Scholarship Opportunities for Boys & Girls Club Members and Alumni

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The Hartford College and Career Centers Scholarship

Hartford Insurance – The Hartford College and Career Centers Scholarship

The Hartford College and Career Centers Scholarship awards $10,000 to 2 high school, college-bound seniors on track to graduate in Spring 2018 OR club alumni who received a high school diploma (including GED) in the Spring 2017 and have participated in at least two workforce development programs at the College and Careers Center within the past 12 months (Career Launch, Money Matters, D2D).

The scholarship, sponsored by Hartford Insurance is intended to help phenomenal active BGC College and Career Centers members pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a two or four-year college/university.
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May 15, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. – Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities.

The scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university.
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Sept. 26, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017

Charles Schwab Foundation – Money Matters Scholarship

Since 2004, Charles Schwab Foundation has presented a total of $546,000 in college scholarship grants to 270 teens, ages 16-18, who completed the program and demonstrated their newly-acquired financial literacy skills
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Dec. 15, 2019 - Feb. 17, 2019

Ross Foundation – Ross Power Hour

BGCA has a long standing partnership with our local Ross Stores, Inc., to support the Club's Power Hour program, an interactive after-school homework assistance program for members, ages 6 to 18. Power Hour program offers the opportunity for Club staff to support youth in developing a positive attitude about learning while emphasizing the importance of high school graduation.
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Dec. 15, 2019 - Feb. 17, 2020
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Planet Fitness Judgement Free Generation Scholarship

Planet Fitness is offering $5,000 scholarships to fifteen deserving teens who model the judgement free, pro-kindness, and anti-bullying values for which Planet Fitness and Boys & Girls Clubs of America collectively stand.
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Feb. 15, 2018 - Mar. 15, 2018

The Wayne Allen Scholarship

This scholarship program was designed to benefit a person who was an active member of a Boys & Girls Club while in high school, and who wishes to pursue educational goals in the field of engineering. This is an OSU exclusive scholarship program, awarding to an incoming freshman $15,000 per year for up to four years of study toward a BS degree in engineering. Only one new award is made each year.

Funding for the Scholarship comes from a generous donation by W. Wayne Allen, retired CEO and Chairman of the Phillips Petroleum Company. Allen was once a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, and previously a member of the National Advisory Board. He credits the Boys & Girls Club with providing him an unusual opportunity for personal growth.

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Information on 2018 scholarships coming soon.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship

Founded in 1989, the American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for more than 25 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer" and has provided more than 100,000 scholarships since its inception and an average of 6,000 scholarships per year to American Indian students. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators.
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Jan. 1 - May 31, 2018