TMCF | Hershey Scholarship


The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and the Hershey Company are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The Hershey Scholars Program is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a one-year scholarship of up to $6,200 for the 2017-2018 academic school year, which is used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member schools. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Be enrolled at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools
  • Current grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Classified as a Junior or Senior as of Fall 2017
  • US Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
  • Open to the following majors: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Supply Chain Management, Finance and Sales
  • Recommendation by university faculty or staff
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures

Application Process:

  • Resume
  • 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (Received from filing FAFSA)
  • College Transcript (unofficial or official transcript, GPA must be included)
  • Recommendation from school’s faculty or staff
  • Essay: In a minimum of 500 words, please address the following question
    • Describe your interest in your major, your commitment to achieving a degree in this area, and your long-term professional goals? You should be as descriptive as possible.

How to Apply
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