About the Scholarship

Comcast NBC Universal Foundation strives towards building a brighter nation by awarding the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship to bright and aspiring minds. The Foundation believes that young minds are the leaders of tomorrow. Success starts with opportunity and commitment to the young people will build better leaders and achievers in the future. 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers are students who have been selected for their outstanding academic performance, community service, and strong leadership skills. 

The foundation anticipates awarding 800 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year, and any number of students from a particular school can apply. The scholarship is nomination-based, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor. 

This is a one-time award given to students who exhibit exemplary skills and abilities throughout their high school careers and are role models for their fellow students. 


Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship awards

The selected students are awarded $2,500 for undergraduate study including tuition fee and other educational expenses such as books, supplies, and accommodation.

Besides this award, a number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award to be granted awards in excess of $2,500. 

Awards are one-time only and previous recipients may not reapply to avail the scholarship. 


Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship application

Follow the steps given below to prevent the hassle while applying for the scholarship. 

  • The first step is to visit the Comcast Leaders and Achievers scholarship website, register, and create an application account.

  • Complete your student profile by filling in all information related to personal details and academics.

  • After you have completed your profile, you can find the link to your application displayed on the Student Overview page of the site.

  • Use standard capitalization while entering data. 

  • In case you need to leave the site during the application process, save your data by clicking on the Save and Logout button.

  • Enter your username and password to log back into your account and click on Continue Application button to access your application. 

  • Provide high school transcripts and other required documents. 

  • You won't be able to submit the application unless all application requirements are satisfied. 

  • Once all the required fields are completed and in the proper format, you can click on the Lock and Submit button to submit the application.

  • Once the application is submitted, you can not update any information.


Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship deadline 

All applications for the scholarship must be submitted on or before December 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. EST. 



Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is for full-time high school senior who has enrolled at a high school in a community served or approved by Comcast.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • The scholarship is awarded to students who display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.

  • Demonstrates financial need.

  • Plan to enroll in an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution for the academic year 2019-2020. 


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