Costco Scholarship Fund For Minority Students
Scholarship awards are based on financial need. Applicants must be of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander heritage with a grade point average of 3.0 or above. Scholarship recipients must be entering college as freshmen.
Applicants must also be full-time students and must complete 36 credits per academic year and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or above. The scholarship is renewable up to four years.
The scholarship fund was created in 2000 and is funded by Costco. The program has helped more than 1,000 students attend college through the generation of $25 million in scholarship money. Costco Wholesale Corporation is a membership-based warehouse shopping club that offers a wide variety of merchandise. As of 2014, Costco was the second largest retailer in the U.S. and the third largest in the world, as well as being the largest membership-based warehouse club chain in the U.S.
The deadline for this scholarship is in SEPTEMBER each year, and the award amount is usually $2,500 - $14,500.
For more details, visit www.costcoscholarshipfund.org