For A Bright Future Scholarship Program
We help underrepresented students with outstanding achievement and the drive to pursue higher education in select fields by equipping them with the tools to tackle complex social and economic issues affecting their communities.
For A Bright Future provides up to $10,000 in scholarships annually. Students have the opportunity to receive one $2,500 scholarship a year. They are granted upon assessment of need and university selection.
Applicants must be underrepresented minority students who demonstrate high performance and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school and community or work-related activities.
For A Bright Future - Global Scholarship Program
The Global Scholarship is designed to inspire and equip young adults to tackle the most pressing issues affecting their communities. To be eligible, you must have a desire for higher education with an emphasis on (1) science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, (2) educating our children and (3) the creative arts. Consideration will also be given to sustainability areas of emphasis.
Dr. Emma Lerew Scholarship
Underrepresented minority students focused on careers in education are eligible to apply for the Dr. Emma Lerew Scholarship. The candidates will be on a path to provide excellent teaching environments and community engagement to the next generation of youth. In addition to a scholarship, candidates will receive mentoring from successful teachers and administrators. The selection committee, chaired by Dr. Emma Lerew, consists of a minimum of three public service professionals.
Semper Fi "Honor" Scholarship
The Semper Fi “Honor” Scholarship gives preference to military veterans and their families who meet the eligibility criteria and seek higher education to enable them to continue their service to their community. The selection committee is co-chaired by Luis Hernandez Sr., Navy veteran and retired computer science teacher, and Sarah M. Hernandez, Marine Corps veteran and business professional.
Step Up Scholarship
Candidates will be children of single mothers who meet the above eligibility criteria and who desire to contribute to their family and community through higher education in (1) science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, (2) educating our children and (3) the creative arts. The selection committee is chaired by Susie Hernandez, Senior Director of Programming at WNET New York.
Open to High School Seniors and College Undergraduates
Must be Pursuing Higher Education in The Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Creative Arts and Education
2020 application Deadlines