About the Scholarship

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship is sponsored by the Florida Department of Education. The Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship is a non-profit organization that aims at providing financial grants to the undergraduates who show excellent progress in studies and demonstrate financial need and are willing to go to colleges.

What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this financial grant must complete their FAFSA application along with the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA).

  • Applicants must submit their current official transcripts to meet eligibility.

  • Three letters of recommendation one from the school is mandatory must be submitted by the applicant.


Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship program provides $3000 annually which is renewable for up to 4 additional years based on students' academic requirements.

  • The number of awards offered by this scholarship varies based on the available fund and students meeting their eligibility.


Deadline information

The students must submit their application along with other requirements by the end of May 15, 2020. Applications and other informations are available on the official website of the Florida Department of Education

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be an undergraduate student.

  • Applicants must attend a university or a four-year college.

  • The applicant should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

  • The applicant must be a US citizen.

  • The applicant must study full-time.

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