Empowering a Better Tomorrow Scholarship

Amount: $5,000. About: Offered by Walmart, the Empowering a Better Tomorrow Scholarship is meant for the formerly incarcerated or those who have recently been convicted and who have completed their sentence. Each year, $5,000 is awarded to 20 students who can exhibit qualities of leadership, commitment to change, and desire to give back to their community. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen; be released from incarceration and/or recently convicted but not sentenced for a crime; be enrolled in the Fall semester of 2023 at a public 4-year, 2-year, community college, trade school, or other public educational institution; have no serious disciplinary incidents within the past 12 months; and have applied for and received all federal, state, and other grants and loans available to them.
Eligible Grade Levels: Trade School Student, Vocational Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement
Deadline: Application is currently closed. Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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