The Charles B. Edison Jinpa Scholarship

Awarded to one or two returning full-time graduate or undergraduate students per year, who identify with, or who have experience working with underrepresented populations. The scholarship is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The award is not renewable, although students may reapply for subsequent years. Students from underrerpresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a letter of recommendation and a 1-2 page essay describing the student's current and past involvement with underrepresented communities. Applications may be submitted to the financial aid office and will be reviewed by a committee. Students applying for this scholarship must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (for undergraduate students) or a 3.5 (for graduate students). Finalists may be interviewed by the scholarship committee.