James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program – Undergraduate Students

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Amount
Awarded

$1,875

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Freemont Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. The Freemont Foundation awarded eight scholarships across its high school senior, undergraduate, and graduate programs for the prior academic year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student.
  4. Must be accepted or enrolled for the upcoming academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Please note: Enrollment must begin in the fall semester.
  5. Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
  6. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  7. Must attend an HBCU (Historically Black College/University).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled at an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program – Undergraduate Students are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Resume/Activity sheet
  • Official Transcript (2 copies)
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Freemont Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement and a record of leadership and volunteerism in the community. A rigorous application review includes an analysis of grades, student essays, and letters of recommendation. The scholarships will be awarded in April.

Award Amount: The award amount varies annually. Scholarships are non-renewable; however, previous recipients may reapply.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,875.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Applications are available on the Freemont Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, each student must submit the following materials: an essay of 300 to 350 words addressing the topic "Why I am choosing the sciences as a career"; a resume/activity sheet; two letters of recommendation, one from a professor, counselor, or administrator, and one from a community member or officer of an organization in which the applicant is affiliated; and two copies of his/her most recent official school transcript (both copies must have the school seal/stamp). The student's name should appear on all materials. Materials should not be stapled together. Complete application packages must be mailed to the address provided and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Joi Freemont
Address: Freemont Foundation Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 82563 Hapeville, Georgia 30354

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