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James B. Morris Scholarship Fund

525 SW 5th St., Ste. A
Des Moines, IA 50309-4501
Ph: (515)282-8192
Fax: (515)282-9117
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.morrisscholarship.org

James B. Morris Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide assistance, motivation, and internship opportunities for minority students pursuing post-secondary and graduate degrees. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Program is open to individuals of minority ethnic status as

defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission who have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Eligible applicants may be: Iowa high school graduates and residents of Iowa who are attending any U.S. college or university; or non-Iowa residents who are attending Iowa colleges or universities. Criteria: Applicants will be selected based on financial need and selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a copy of official high school transcripts (for graduating high school seniors only), official college transcript (most recent semester only); must provide one or more letters of references (at least one must be from an instructor); must provide a writing sample (an essay about the applicant and why they are applying for the scholarship); must complete the application form available online and must have a recent photograph (head and shoulder shot only). Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to Scholarship Committee Chairperson, James B. Morris Scholarship Fund, Inc., 525 SW 5th St., Ste. A, Des Moines, IA 50309-4501. Deadline: April 1.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund

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