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|In 2013, we expect to award 10 or more $6000 scholarships to assist with post-secondary educational expenses. In 2012, we received about 60 applications for these scholarships.
All applicants must:
Applicants for the Bobby Griffith Memorial Scholarship must be a resident of Contra Costa County.
|In 2013, we expect to award one or two $6000 scholarships to assist with nursing school expenses.
Applicants must be:
|In 2013, we expect to award one or two $6000 scholarship to assist with medical school expenses.
Applicants must be:
In addition to completing the written application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by phone or in person. Interviews for the high school graduate scholarshiops will be on Sunday, 10 March 2013, and Saturday, 16 March 2013. Interviews for the nursing and medical scholarships will be scheduled in the same time frame. If completing the on-line application is a hardship, students may request a paper or electronic (pdf) application. -->
Yes, students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible for all eQuality Scholarships.
If I'm awarded an eQuality Scholarship, will the scholarship funds come directly to me?
Only a portion of the medical student scholarship will be disbursed directly to the recipient. All other scholarship checks will be made payable to your school and credited to your student account.
What can scholarship funds be used for?
eQuality Scholarships may be used for any education-related expenses that can be charged to your student account. Note that if you use scholarship funds for expenses other than tuition, fees, books, and required supplies, they may be considered taxable income. You should consult with your tax advisor.
Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.
I want to go to school outside the U.S. May I still apply?
The nursing scholarships may only be used at California nursing programs. The medical student scholarship may only be used at U.S. medical schools. The scholarships for high school graduates may be used at any accredited post-secondary educational institution, whether in the U.S. or not.
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