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i.am ESRI Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

i.am Angel Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist students from Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, 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. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the i.am ESRI Scholarship must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Attend(ed) Roosevelt High School’s Math, Science, Technology Magnet Academy
    • completed the 11th grade research project using GIS
  • Distinguished themselves through their interest in using GIS, as evidenced by some of the following:
    • strong use of GIS in school or out-of-school
    • participation in presentations about use of GIS outside of school, such as at conferences, meetings, workshops, or other prominent events
    • support of RHS/MSTMA or other area educators in teaching adults and students about GIS and its use
  • Be high school seniors, undergraduates, or a student currently enrolled or planning to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2022-2023 academic year.

Award Information:

  • Up to four (4) awards of $4,000 will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet the eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.
  • Recipient may receive the award up to 4 times or until a bachelor’s degree is earned.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of i.am Angel Foundation. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation
  • Experiences with GIS technology

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America and i.am Angel Foundation. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

    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 May 12, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

We highly recommend you request and collect these required parts of your application as soon as possible. Do not wait until the end of the application period. Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

The i.am Angel Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!