Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Beta Tau Boule’ of New Haven, Connecticut, has established a college scholarship to assist academically talented African American graduates of selected Connecticut high schools. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university of the student’s choice.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the Promising Scholars Fund Edward A. Bouchet Scholarship must:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Primary preference in the selection of recipients will be given to males and secondary preference will be given to qualified applicants who are residents of New Haven County, CT, and meet the eligibility requirements. While preference will be given to male applicants of equal qualifications, African American females are eligible to apply and will be given equal consideration.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or member of the Promising Scholars Fund Inc. or the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Beta Tau Boule’ play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in late April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America will process payments for the amount Promising Scholars Fund awards in one payment mailed to the recipient’s home address on August 1. The check will be made payable to the school of the student’s enrollment. The school will be instructed to apply half of the amount to the first semester and the balance to the second. Students are expected to maintain the qualifying academic standards to be eligible for continued payment.
Payments are limited to the total tuition and fee cost.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.