cg42 is a New York-based management consulting firm. They take a human-centered approach to helping clients solve strategic business challenges. In that spirit, the cg42 Foundation aims to provide post-secondary education opportunities to students who demonstrate strong critical thinking skills, intellectual curiosity and an interest in human behavior.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to The cg42 Foundation Scholarship Program must:
Children of employees of The cg42 Foundation and cg42, LLC are ineligible.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,500 award. Up to 2 awards will be granted.
Recipients are encouraged to participate in a mentorship program. This includes:
Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale), full-time enrollment in a Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences major or minor, and continuation of the program by The cg42 Foundation.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Awards are for qualified education-related expenses only (tuition, fees, books, and required supplies/equipment).
Recipients will receive a lifetime total award of $42,000 (contingent upon listed renewal criteria).
All applicants will be notified in July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The cg42 Foundation. Payment is made in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America and selection of recipients is made by The cg42 Foundation. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Finalist candidates will be invited to participate in a virtual interview with The cg42 Foundation team, in which you will discuss:
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 28, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.