Sarlo Academic Scholarship
College Scholarship for the 2010-2011 Academic Year
The International Rescue Committee in San Francisco offers college scholarships that are funded by a grant from the Sarlo Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund.
This financial aid program is designed to help refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, and Iraqi & Afghan recipients of Special Immigrant Visas meet the cost of academic achievement so that they can complete their studies, achieve their academic goals and contribute to the community at large.
$1,000 to $5,000 scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and financial need. Funding decisions are made by a Selection Committee. Students may reapply annually throughout the course of their undergraduate and postgraduate education.
Application Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2010
Complete applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2010.
Each candidate must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
The applicant’s immigration status must be, or have been at one time, one of the following:
- Certified Victim of Human Trafficking
- Special Immigrant Visa (Iraqi or Afghan)
The applicant must be a resident of one of the following California counties:
- Contra Costa
- San Mateo
- San Francisco
- San Joaquin
The applicant must be a full time student in an accredited college or university, in the United States, during the 2010-11 academic year.
The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
To inquire about this scholarship and, if eligible to apply, to receive an application, contact: