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Ron Brown Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: January 9, 2018
Scholarship Value: $40,000
Number of Scholarships - 10

Each year, 20 or more students are designated Ron Brown Scholars and receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. The recipients may use the need and meritbased scholarships to attend any four-year accredited college/university within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Since 1996, 416 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars.

Application Deadline

The Ron Brown Scholar Program currently has two deadlines for applications (students must be current high school seniors at the time of their application):

November 1 (postmarked)-application will be given early consideration for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.

January 9 (postmarked)-final deadline in order to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.

Application materials must be mailed in one packet. Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent under separate cover. SAT/ACT scores must be included on the application at the time it is mailed. Incomplete, emailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

Only semifinalists and finalists will be notified by the Ron Brown Scholar Program office in March. Winners of the scholarship will be notified by April 1 and names will be posted on the Ron Brown Scholar Program website in May.