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What is the Fidelity Scholars Program Award

The program is working to identify and support approximately 2,500 talented students from Fidelity’s geographical priority areas in the US. The program will begin with a focus on students in and around the Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Raleigh/Durham metro areas. Available for first-time students (16-24) seeking an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree or Certificate that combines an annual need-based scholarship with wrap-around services in designated zip codes in Massachusetts.

Associate’s degree recipients may be funded for up to two years of study.

Undergraduate students attending a two-year community college will receive a renewable need-based scholarship up to *$31,000 over two years (up to $15,500 per year) toward their college completion.

Certificate program students are eligible for funding during the period of a maximum of one-year enrollment.

Students who participate in certificate programs will receive a one-time need-based scholarship up to $6,000 toward the completion of their program.

Eligible Zip Codes Boston, MA (Please see attachment) →

What are the eligibility requirements?

For consideration, applicants must submit the online application complete with the following required application materials by the due date of May 4, 2023:

  • Current academic transcript (or GED certificate) of all recorded grades at the time of application
  • A copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the submitted 2023-2024 FAFSA.
  • One completed reference form from a source familiar with the student’s character and academic performance.
  • A 500-word essay personal statement discussing a leadership experience and how it contributes toward your personal goals.
  • A 250-word brief constructed response on financial freedom and what it means to your family.
  • A 60-second video creatively expressing your authentic self and why you should be chosen as a Fidelity Scholar.
  • Optional: An official school profile from your school’s professional counseling department that shows the school’s name, address, CEEB code and grading structure.

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