Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders (BCYL) offers three (3) college scholarships.

1.University of Bridgeport Tuition only Scholarship a maximum of 100% tuition scholarship can be awarded for up to 4 years, depending on the number of qualified candidates.  Students must meet UB’s academic requirement during the school year to maintain the scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be in 12th grade or a community college graduate entering the University of Bridgeport (UB) in the same calendar year. Applicant must be accepted by the school and plan to attend UB.

2.   2. Eastern CT State University Tuition only Scholarshipmerit award based on financial need and academic excellence.  Qualified candidates receive the scholarship for a maximum of 4 years based on meeting ECSU academic requirements during the school year.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be in 12th grade or a community college graduate entering the Eastern CT State University (ECSU) in the same calendar year. Applicant must be accepted by the school and plan ECSU.  In addition the following requirements must be met:

1.    SAT score of 1000-1090 and be in the top 10% of high school class.

2.    SAT score of 1100 and over and in the top 25% of high school class. 

  or a GPA of 3.3 or higher for high schools that do not rank.

3.    3.College Choice ScholarshipBCYL will make a one (1) time contribution towards qualified students’ tuition.  The contribution is based on fiscal condition, market

dynamics and other circumstances; it will be made directly to the school on behalf of the student. 

 

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must currently be attending or entering a two or four year accredited college/university in the same calendar year. Applicant must be accepted by the designated two or four year accredited college/university and plan to attend the designated school.

 

            Additional Eligibility Requirements            

·         Applicant must have participated in a Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders program for a minimum of three (3) years.

·         Applicant must be in good standing with Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders.

 

·         Applicant must contribute a minimum of twenty volunteer hours with the Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders during each scholarship year.

 

                              *********Submit  Application by February 24, 2017.**********

 

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