2017 Ndukwe Foundation College Scholarship
As a symbol of appreciation for the city of Cincinnati on Ndukwe Day, The Ndukwe Foundation is proud to announce the second annual Ndukwe Foundation College Scholarship. The Ndukwe Foundation College Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati Area who have demonstrated leadership, a commitment to their community, and an entrepreneurial spirit throughout their high school career. The Ndukwe Foundation will award two deserving students with a $5,000 scholarship towards their college tuition.
To be eligible for the Ndukwe Foundation College Scholarship, students must:
- Be currently enrolled as a senior in a Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky public school system
- Be a current high school student athlete
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
- Must plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college institution in the Fall of 2017
- Must qualify as a minority
- Display the following attributes: leadership, community service, entrepreneurial spirit
Eligible candidates must complete the application below and submit a 300-word essay explaining why they deserve to be a 2017 Ndukwe Foundation Scholar, and how they have displayed leadership, community service and an entrepreneurial spirit throughout their high school career. Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2017. Finalists will be asked to submit high school transcripts, and letters of recommendation.