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Ron Brown Scholarship 2020
Established in 1996 by the CAP Charitable Foundation, the Ron Brown Scholarship Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown, the late Secretary of Commerce, through a selective, multilevel scholarship and leadership program which focuses on academic achievement
Ron Brown Scholarship Mission
The mission of the Ron Brown Scholarship Program is to advance higher education and improve the lives of public service-minded
and intellectually gifted African Americans and to accelerate their progress into impactful leadership roles and opportunities.
Ron Brown Scholarship Vision
The vision of the Ron Brown Scholar Program is to cultivate the next generation of transformational leaders who positively
impact their communities and blaze new paths in their chosen careers and professions.
Ron Brown Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
- The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society.
- Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others.
Each year, 20 or more students are designated Ron Brown Scholarships and receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a
total of $40,000.
The recipients may use the need and merit-based scholarships to attend any four-year accredited college/university within the United States.
Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Since 1996, 440 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars.