The Charles B. Edison Jinpa Scholarship
Awarded to one or two returning full-time graduate or undergraduate students per year, who can demonstrate experience in working with underrepresented populations. The scholarship is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The award amount is $1,400. The award is not renewable, although students may reapply for subsequent years.
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.