Felicia Brewer Opportunity Scholarship

Amount

Up to $80,000

Application Deadline

March 6, 2024

Administering Organization: Triangle Community Foundation

Purpose

The purpose of the Felicia Brewer Opportunity Scholarship is to create a life-transforming opportunity for immigrant or first generation students who have overcome significant adversity, giving them the opportunity to pursue their dreams and improve their lives through education or training. The Scholarship will be awarded to students who have attended a Chapel Hill –Carrboro City Schools district high school. The Fund has been created in memory of Felice (Felicia) Berkman Brewer by her father-in-law, Donald Brewer.

Amount & Use of Funds

Up to $80,000

The scholarship may be used towards any need listed under the school’s total cost of attendance. The student is responsible for all other charges. Payments are made annually for up to 4 years, and the student must maintain good academic standing and submit semester reports in order to continue receiving funding.

Criteria

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA: None
  • Residency Requirements: None
  • High School Restrictions: This scholarship is restricted to current students or alumni of a Chapel Hill-Carrboro City High School.
  • Plan of Study Restrictions: This scholarship is intended for students pursuing 2- or 4-year undergraduate degrees, and is not available for graduate or post-graduate education.
  • This scholarship is restricted to immigrants, refugees, or first-generation US citizens.

How To Apply

This scholarship is part of our universal online application. When you log on to the online system, you will be prompted to enter some basic information through an eligibility quiz, and the system will present you with all the scholarships you are eligible for and their application questions. You must submit both the universal application AND the individual scholarship questions to be considered. Please reach out to us if you have questions PRIOR to the deadline!

Questions?
Contact our Scholarships Staff!
Email: scholarships@trianglecf.org
Phone: 919.474.8370

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