Ron Brown Scholar Program

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    December 01, 2023
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    Ron Brown Scholar Program
    485 Hillsdale Dr., Suite 206
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    Ron Brown Scholarship: Empowering African American Future Leaders

    Honoring Ronald H. Brown's enduring commitment to community, the Ron Brown Scholarship Program (RBSP) offers an unparalleled opportunity for intellectually gifted and economically-challenged African American high school seniors. Rooted in the principles of public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship, and global citizenship, this scholarship seeks individuals poised to make an impact.

    Rewarding Excellence and Aspiration Every year, the Ron Brown Scholarship awards 45-50 deserving students a four-year scholarship worth $40,000 ($10,000 annually). This not only supports their educational journey but also embodies the spirit of Ronald H. Brown's dedication to elevating diverse communities and championing the underprivileged.

    Why Choose the Ron Brown Scholarship?
    • Flexibility: Utilize the Ron Brown Scholarship at any accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
    • Broad Scope: Whether you're pursuing arts, sciences, business, or any field in between, the Ron Brown Scholarship supports all academic pursuits.
    • Legacy of Success: Since 1996, the RBSP has crowned 634 high-achieving students as Ron Brown Scholars.

    Eligibility Criteria for the Ron Brown Scholarship:
    • Identify as Black/African American.
    • Hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status.
    • Currently be navigating your senior year in high school.

    Become a Part of the Legacy: Join a community of ambitious scholars. Make your mark and apply for the Ron Brown Scholarship.

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