Deadline to receive application is May 15, 2021

The Opportunity Foundation is a charitable and educational organization that provides financial support and mentorship to disadvantaged and talented minority students.

Each year, The Opportunity Foundation awards up to four $2,500 one-year scholarships. 
These scholarships can be renewed annually pending academic performance and community service during a 4-year matriculation.

The eligibility requirements for scholarship recipients include:

  • Acceptance / Matriculation into a four-year accredited college/university
  • Minimum cumulated GPA of 2.5 (Tier I); Minimum cumulated GPA of 3.5 (Tier II)
  • Proof of registration as a full-time student
  • Completed The Opportunity Foundation scholarship application including essay and letters of recommendation
  • Personal interview
  • Commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities
  • Demonstrated of leadership / team skills
  • Academic and Athletic achievements

Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.7 or greater to apply to continue their scholarship and must complete the submission of a report at the end of each academic year on their academic results, experiences, and collegiate progress. Upon completion of their collegiate career, scholarship recipients are required to make a presentation outlining how their college experience was impacted by their award.

Students who meet the eligibility requirements may request an application by sending an email to scholarships@theopportunityfoundation.org.





Download the Scholarship Application below:
File NameTypePermissionsDateSize
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TOF Scholarship Application 2020 pdf 0644 18-Jan-2021 02:18 1 MB Preview Download
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TOF Scholarship Letter 2020 pdf 0644 18-Jan-2021 02:18 80 KB Preview Download

PLEASE NOTE:

Completed applications can be mailed to:
The Opportunity Foundation
65 High Ridge Road #129
Stamford, CT 06905


Or emailed to:
scholarships@theopportunityfoundation.org