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Get the Support You Need to
BECOME A GRADUATE
Our organization selects young women with exceptional academic achievement and mentors them throughout their four years of college and beyond. We know that disadvantaged and/or first-generation students need the support of mentors and stipends to accomplish their goal of graduating from college. Through this one-of-a-kind program, these young pioneers have a better chance to fulfill their dreams of becoming college graduates.
Each scholar chosen receives:
• Trained Mentor
• $10,000 Stipend (paid in increments throughout their four years of college)
• Complete Dorm Room Provisions
• Laptop Computer
• Support Team of Business Women for contacts and internships
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Applications will be open from December 1, 2019-February 21, 2020.
HOW TO APPLY
To become an SOS Scholar, you must fill out our online
application and provide us with all of the following documents:
You can mail your transcript to:
Support our Scholars
PO Box 1985
Winter Park, FL 32790-1985
Three letters of recommendation are required for the application. One letter must come from a guidance counselor or teacher. The best letters of recommendation address how you as a student would benefit from having a mentor in college.
Please provide a 500-700 word personal statement detailing why you should be selected for our program. Make sure to include how a mentor will contribute to or aid in your success, your future goals and objectives, and how receiving this award will impact your life.
To gain access to your SAR report:
- Go to fafsa.gov.
- Log In and enter your FSA ID on the left. Only you should know or use your FSA ID.
- Select View or Print your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the "My FAFSA" page.
- Print a hard copy and scan it or print to a PDF.
Provide a copy of your parent or legal guardian’s 2018 1040 tax form.
Please provide a copy of one of the following documents:
- Your passport
- Your birth certificate
- Your social security card
- Certificate of Naturalization
- Certificate of Citizenship
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
*Chosen scholars must attend these required events