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Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF) Scholars Program

Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship program is for graduating high school seniors who are residents of Detriot, Michigan. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and attend an accredited four-year college or university in Michigan, or an accredited four-year historically black college or university nationwide. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in one of the areas of emphasis for the Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF) which include: liberal arts, education, economics, finance, engineering, and science. Applicants who are accepted as scholars will receive support and guidance from CAYF staff members who will assist with school and life challenges. Scholars are expected to give back to the foundation by helping in the office and with CAYF events and by improving their own community through volunteer and mentorship activities.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

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Details

Deadline: Mar 5
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $5,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Michigan
Location: Is this you?
  • Detroit
Area Of Study: Is this you?
  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
  • EDUCATION
  • ENGINEERING
  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES
  • SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
  • HISTORY
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
More Requirements:
    Must attend an accredited four-year college or university in Michigan, or an accredited four-year historically black college or university nationwide. Must also major in an area mentioned above.

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