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Patriot Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 8, 2021 3:00 pm CT

Patriot Equities has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors attending Norristown Area High School in Norristown, PA or Central High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who self-identify as Black, African American, Hispanic or Latino and plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This 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.

Applicants to the Patriot Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors attending Norristown Area High School in Norristown, PA or Central High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Self-identify as Black, African American, Hispanic or Latino
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation.

Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 2 awards will be granted. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first for a maximum aggregate award of $20,000 ($5,000 per year over four total years). Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in April.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Patriot Equities. Payment is made in August.

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

  • 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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 11, 2021 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Patriot Equities has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!