GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 15

Awarded By

Triangle Community Foundation

Award Amount

Up to $5,000 annually, renewable for up to three additional years provided the recipient remains a student in good standing in the program he/she has chosen. Scholarship money may be applied to expenses for tuition, required fees, and required books or materials not covered by other financial aid. NOTE: The scholarship does not cover living expenses such as room and board, transportation, or child care.


The number of awards offered varies annually based on funding. Last year, five scholarships were awarded.

Additional Information

An applicant must demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity and must have an exceptional desire to improve himself/herself through further education or training. There are no limitations regarding age, income level, previous education, course of study or training program. The scholarship may be used for technical or community college programs, vocational or trade programs, and/or four-year college or university studies. All applicants will be notified regarding status for the award by June 1. If an applicant has not been contacted by June 10, he/she should contact the Triangle Community Foundation. Award recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony. NOTE: Awards will be made without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age or national origin. GlaxoSmithKline and Triangle Community Foundation employees or their family members are not eligible.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Triangle Community Foundation (TCF) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the following: answers to the narrative questions o ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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