15,000 Degrees Scholarship Fund
Community Foundation of LouisvilleSuggest an update
Grant amount: Up to US $1,500
Deadline: Mar 15, 2019 8:59pm PDT
Applicant type: Undergraduate Student High School Student
Funding uses: Scholarship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Indiana, Kentucky
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Community Foundation of Louisville is the largest charitable foundation in Kentucky with $434 million in assets and more than 1,350 different funds, each with a charitable purpose defined by its donors. In 2014, the Community Foundation made over 8,000 grants totaling $45 million to local, national and international nonprofits.
A strong advocate for philanthropy across the Commonwealth, the Community Foundation of Louisville has a network of affiliate foundations, each working to support philanthropy in their region.
15K Degrees is a new initiative to actively engage and mobilize Louisville’s African-American community in support of 55,000 Degrees – Greater Louisville’s Education Commitment. 15K Degrees seeks to add 15,000 additional post-secondary degrees to Louisville’s African-American community by 2020.
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- To be considered for the 15K Scholarship, you must fall into one of three categories:
- Will earn high school degree or GED certificate in 2017 and plan to enroll in college Fall 2017;
- Have college credit hours but have not completed a degree program, not presently enrolled in college;
- Have college credit hours but have not completed a degree program, presently enrolled in college.
- Applicants must:
- be of African-American descent
- Demonstrate financial need
- Plan to attend one of the following colleges/universities:
- University of Louisville
- Bellarmine University
- Sullivan University
- Spalding University
- Kentucky State University
- Jefferson Community & Technical College
- Simmons College of Kentucky
- Indiana University Southeast
- Ivy Tech Community College (Sellersburg, IN campus)
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