Balkhi Foundation's Higher Education Scholarship
Balkhi Foundation
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2023
The Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship seeks to help talented young people make college more attainable through a $1000 scholarship. These ten annual renewable awards are granted to exceptional high school seniors accepted to a US based college or university who demonstrate a financial need.

In partnership with the Rotary Club of the Northern Palm Beaches, the Balkhi Foundation will also offer an additional $1000 renewable scholarship to a Florida based student majoring in Education or related fields who have demonstrated a commitment to the Rotary creed of Service Above Self. All Florida applicants to the Balkhi Foundation majoring in education and related fields will be considered for this award, with priority going to applicants from Palm Beach County and the surrounding areas.

Scholarship Eligibility:

An ideal applicant for a Balkhi Foundation Scholarship is a student who has shown dedication to their academics as well as their personal goals whether that is through community service, creation of a business or invention, or significant dedication to academic pursuits. Students should be self starters who have shown tenacity in the face of challenges and a hunger for success. Previous Balkhi Foundation Scholars have represented a diverse variety of backgrounds and high school experiences including community service, writing and publishing novels, completing university level research or associates degrees in high school, or being identified as leaders within their school and community.

Current high school seniors with a 3.5 weighted or unweighted GPA with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Visit website to apply online. Application opens 4/1/23.


Important Information

What high schools does this scholarship apply to? All
Number of Available Awards: 11
Intended Major: One $1,000 award for Florida student majoring in education or related field
Scholarship Criteria: Merit, need-based
Scholarship Location: Nationwide
Minimum GPA: 3.5
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Minimum ACT Score:
Is the scholarship renewable? Yes
How to Renew: Maintain 3.5 GPA
Is an essay required? Yes
Are service hours required? No

Organization Information

Amanda Balkhi
(561) 781-0623

Additional Information

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Grades: 12th
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