2020-2021 Strada Scholar Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 24, 2021

Download Application

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Requirements for Strada Scholarship Applicants

  • Freshwoman changemaker committed to enhancing your ability to lead effectively and foster a greater awareness of leadership roles in the 21st Century
  • Demonstrated talent and distinguished achievement in the areas of leadership, social change, service and academics
  • Submission of scholarship application and essay to the President’s Office

If selected, you will:

  • Participate in the College’s Presidential Scholar program
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities
  • Participate in mentoring and career coaching throughout academic tenure
  • Participate in internships or other work-based learning experiences
  • Engage with Strada Education Network
  • Maintain a cumulative average GPA of 3.3 or higher every year for 4 years
  • Be a full-time student

Scholarship Expense Criteria

  • Strada Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition
  • Scholarship funds can be used for housing, food or transportation ONLY if these costs are already included as part of the tuition fee. Separate payments will not be made for these accommodations

How to Apply

We are so excited to learn more about you! Please be sure to read through all of these instructions carefully to ensure you submit all required materials and that we receive everything in the correct format. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to scholarships@bennett.edu with any questions you may have after reviewing this document. We look forward to hearing from you.