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George Geng-On Lee
Minorities in Leadership Scholarship

One $1,000 Scholarship available
Application Deadline: June 30, 2015
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Single Parent Scholarship

One $1,000 Scholarship available
Application Deadline: June 30, 2015
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Am I Eligible?
Low-income*, minority** students who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full time at an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year institution in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies.

Am I Eligible?
Low-income*, single parents** who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited, not-for-profit 2- or 4-year institution in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies.

What Should I Send?
Applicants are required to submit all of the following items:

There is no application fee.

What Should I Send?
Applicants are required to submit all of the following items:

  • Single Parent Scholarship Application and Essay
  • Cover Letter
  • Professional Resume
  • Official High School and/or College Transcript
  • Financial Aid Web-Award Confirmation
  • Letter of Recommendation (Minimum one letter from a teacher, supervisor, or equivalent)

There is no application fee.

Essay Topic
In 1,000 words or less, explain why you should be selected as a recipient of our George Geng-On Lee – Minorities in Leadership Scholarship.  Draw upon your academic, professional, volunteer and personal experiences to demonstrate how you have overcome the challenges of being a minority. Describe how you exemplify a minority in a leadership role.  In addition, state how your career goals and future aspirations will contribute to your growth as a leader in your community.

Essay Topic
In 1,000 words or less, please explain why you should be selected as a recipient of our Single Parent Scholarship.  Draw upon your academic, professional, volunteer and personal experiences to demonstrate how you have overcome the challenges of being a single parent. Describe how you are a leader in your community. In addition, state how your career goals and future aspirations will contribute to your continued growth as a leader in your community.

* Low-income is defined as having annual household income at or below the 100% LLSIL. Refer to this document to determine if you are eligible.

** Minority is defined as a group differing from the majority population.  This includes but is not limited to ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, etc.

Low-income is defined as having annual household income at or below the 100% LLSIL. Refer to this document to determine if you are eligible.

** Must have legal custody of one or more minor children.

Please mail completed forms to:

Capture the Dream, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Chair
484 Lake Park Ave #15
Oakland, CA 94610

All requested materials must be sent together in a single application package, and postmarked on or before the application deadline. We recommend that you send your application via certified mail with a return receipt. Capture the Dream, Inc. is not responsible for lost mail, and late applications will not be accepted.

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