|Scholarship Name:||Occidental College Barack Obama Scholars Program|
|Scholarship Description:||Scholarship offered by Occidental College to incoming Occidental College students. |
|Number of Scholarships:||Two (2) awards*|
|Official Transcript Required:||No|
|References and Letter of Recommendations Required:||N/A|
|Original Essay Required:||Yes|
|Additional Requirements and Information:||1) No separate application required. Qualified accepted students are automatically considered for this scholarship award; 2) Must apply for admission; 3) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 4) Scholarship award payable as follows: Full-tuition, room and board and study abroad and summer internship programs. |
o *Beginning Fall 2018, Occidental College will cover the costs of four (4) years of undergraduate studies for two (2) students and ultimately up to twenty (20) students.
o The Barack Obama Scholars Program will recruit students from all backgrounds, with an emphasis on veterans, community college transfer students and first-generation college students.
|Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):|
|Additional Applicant Requirements:||Must be an incoming freshman or community college transfer student|
|Category (Select all that apply):||Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Military/Veteran Status, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College|
|Point of Contact:||Occidental College|
Office of Admissions
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, California
Telephone: (323) 259-2700
Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).