FACT Educational Grant Program

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$7,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 31, 2020

Thursday
Awarded By:

Federation of American Consumers and Travelers

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to eight awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a full-time student.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. citizen national, or permanent resident.
  4. Must have already graduated from high school and be currently enrolled in a college or university to apply for this undergraduate or graduate award.
  5. Must be a member, or the child/grandchild of a member, of the Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT). If the applicant is not yet a member, he/she must join to participate in FACT's Scholarship Program. The annual membership fee is $36.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are members, or the child/grandchild of a member, of FACT. Finalists may be contacted by one or more members of the FACT Scholarship Committee for a personal interview. Winners will be chosen from among the finalists based on need.

Application requirements for the FACT Educational Grant Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
Additional Information: This program is primarily designed for the so-called 'average' student. It is for the individual who may never have made the honor roll or who didn't excel on the athletic field, but who sincerely wants to obtain a higher education, but is often overlooked by other scholarship sources. Finalists may be contacted by one or more members of the FACT Scholarship Committee for a personal interview. Winners will be chosen from among the finalists based on need.

Award Amount: Awards range from $2,500 to $10,000. Students may choose to have this amount disbursed in a lump sum or over a period of several years. If the student chooses to have the funds disbursed over a period of several years, he/she must maintain a 'C' grade point average in order to remain eligible for the funds.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $7,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, December 31, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, December 31, 2020

Applications are available online on the Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) website by clicking the 'Current College Student' application link. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit a copy of his/her high school or college transcript and an essay of up to two pages addressing the topic listed on the application. The application and all supporting materials must be received by postal mail no later than the deadline date listed for review during that quarter.
Contact: Vicki Rolens
Address: 318 Hillsboro Ave. P.O. Box 104 Edwardsville, Illinois 62025

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