About the Scholarship

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship is sponsored by JP Morgan Chase and Co. The organization was started to provide financial aid to New York City high school student who is ready to get a head start on a career in financial services. This scholarship was established in 1992 helps students providing education, work-related and financial benefits with real-world experience working in our industry-leading businesses while attending university on a full four-year scholarship.


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

  • Students should be flexible, adaptable, detail-oriented, have good judgment and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities.

  • Applicants must submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

  • Students must demonstrate the financial need o receive this award.

  • An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering: Financial need, School records, SAT/ACT scores.

  • A letter of recommendation must be submitted based on their academic and personal records.

 

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides to a maximum of 19383 which is renewable upon reapplying each year.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.

 

Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of February 28, 2020. the applications and other related informations are available on the JP Morgan Chase and Co website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be graduating from high school.

  • An applicant has to plan to attend college in the fall immediately following high school graduation.

  • Applicants where doing majoring in business, communications, computer science, engineering, liberal arts or social science(life science majors are not eligible).

  • Applicants should have legal authorization to work in the United States.