I. Purpose

It is our goal to give hope to refugees and immigrants in search of the American Dream. Therefore, we are proud to announce the CharterUP National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees. The winner of the scholarship will receive $10,000 for one academic year. To be eligible, applicants must be born outside of the U.S. and currently enrolled (or accepted) as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university.

The scholarship funds can be used at any accredited public, private, technical college or university in the United States. A minimum of one award will be made each year. Funds will be paid directly to the school's bursar department.

II. Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must be born outside of the U.S. and currently enrolled (or accepted) as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university. High school seniors intending to enroll are also eligible. Along with their most recent transcript showing a weighted GPA of 3.4 or greater, scholarship applicants must submit a written essay that declares a personal vision and demonstrates the potential to achieve that vision.

III. Amount

The amount awarded per recipient is $10,000 per academic year, split evenly between each semester. Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees at any accredited public, private, or community college or university. Each academic year a new recipient will be selected; past recipients are not be eligible to receive award more than once.

IV. Application Deadline

July 5, 2018

V. How To Apply

Application must be submitted online at the form on this page. You will be prompted to provide your information as well as the name and email address of one recommender. Recommenders will be notified by email through our system. During the selection phase (after July 5th), we may contact your recommender directly. We encourage you to start your online application as soon as possible. Official transcripts must be mailed to us via postal mail from your school. They should be postmarked by July 5th and mailed to:

CharterUP
Attn: Scholarships
3340 Peachtree Rd NE
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30326

Please note that only complete applications submitted through the online system will be accepted. Scholarship recipient will be required to provide phone verification of identity before award will be granted. Scholarship recipient's name and likeness may be included in publications that promote the CharterUP National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees."

Scholarship Application Form

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