THE APPLICATION CYCLE FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN CAN BE COMPLETED HERE.  THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR IS APRIL 1, 2019.

Scholar Program 

Are you a single parent living in the Richmond, VA area who has plans to attend college next year or is currently attending a 2-year or 4- year college? If you answered, "yes", we would like to invite you to apply for the PurposeBound Scholar Program!

Each year, PurposeBound Parents will recruit a new class of scholars. Applications are now available for our 2019-2020 cohort to receive college tuition assistance and a mentor who will be committed to seeing you through to your college graduation date.

The Requirements

To be eligible, a student MUST:

  • Be a single parent (defined as raising a child or children alone as a result of being a teen parent, divorced, or widowed).

  • Be raising or actively involved in their child's life (defined by regular support and care of your child).

  • Be attending or planning to attend college starting the Fall 2020 semester in the Richmond, VA area and seeking an undergraduate two or four-year degree.

  • Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (if currently attending high school).

  • Be a US Citizen, legal US Resident or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status

  • Submit a copy of their SAR or proof of FAFSA submission.

  • Be planning to take a minimum of 6 credits each semester 

The Process

  • Contact us for an interview.

  • Submit two letters of recommendation

  • Submit an official and recent school transcript including cumulative grade point average or GED certificate (if applicable)

  • Submit a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) or proof of FAFSA submission or DACA.

  • Meet with Program Committee for an interview

  • Sign a contract with PurposeBound

Questions

Please contact Lisa Herbert, Secretary for PurposeBound Parents

Copyright @2018, PurposeBound Parents. All rights reserved. EIN: 81-2245986. PurposeBound Parents is a 501(c)(3) investing in single parents to become self-sufficient

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