New Leader Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 10

Awarded By

Marin Community Foundation

Award Amount

Up to $8,000 annually, renewable for up to three additional years if the student maintains his/her grade point average, continues to demonstrate financial need, and remains enrolled in an undergraduate and/or graduate program with satisfactory progress.


The number of awards offered varies annually. In previous years, seven scholarships have been awarded.

Additional Information

Applicants must demonstrate financial need. The fund is especially designed to provide aid to students who come from financially and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds and demonstrate leadership capacities. Preference and priority are given to recent immigrants and students of color. Students should be planning to pursue advanced education in the social sciences, human services, health-related fields or public service and be able to demonstrate a commitment to serving others. Students will be expected to remain connected to The New Leader Scholarship Fund and awardees' network in order to contribute to the goals of the fund. If selected as an eligible scholarship candidate, the student is required to attend a mandatory interview with the scholarship committee.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the New Leader Scholarship website. In addition to the completed application, the following materials must be submitted: an official transcript; two letters of recommen ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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