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Marcus Foster Education Institute Scholarships

Deadlines to Apply:
MFEI Scholarship: March 31, 2017
Making A-G Real Multimedia Scholarship: March 2, 2017

Award Amounts: Scholarship Award amounts range from $1000-$5000. Most awards are single year awards, with limited opportunities for multi-year awards. 
For single year awardees, there are opportunities to reapply each year for continued financial assistance through college.
Eligibility: High School Applicants to any scholarships administered by the Marcus Foster Education Institute must meet the following requirements:

  •  12th grade student enrolled in Oakland Unified, Pleasanton Unified, are a Black male student in any Bay Area high school or are a child of an employee of the Port of Oakland. 
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application for the coming academic year by the March 2nd priority deadline.
  • Plan to attend a four-year, two-year or trade/technical postsecondary program in the fall following high school graduation (Must attend full time).
  • Have a letter of recommendation from an adult that can speak on their experiences.

When awarded, recipients must attend an orientation and MFEI scholarship persistence events.