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Exceptional Youth Scholarship 2024

The Exceptional Youth Scholarship (EYS) is a one-time, need-based, $10,000 award. It covers college tuition and other attendance-related expenses such as housing, meal plans, books, and campus fees at accredited four-year colleges and universities.

Exceptional Youth Scholarship 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameExceptional Youth Scholarship
Application Open DateMarch 1, 2024
Application DeadlineMay 17, 2024
CategoryScholarships in USA
Winners 10
Scholarship Amount$10,000
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Eligibility Criteria And Qualifications

  • Must be a high school senior at the time of application – Scholarships cannot be deferred
  • Must have a Minimum cumulative GPA: of 3.0
  • Must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Must have devoted a minimum of 100 hours to community service, volunteer, or mentorship activities during 4 years of high school
  • Must be a US citizen or legal resident

Application Process

High school transcript(s) (upload document)

  • Email addresses for two recommenders (cannot use the same person for both)
    o School Recommendation (form within the application)
    o Community Service Recommendation (form within the application)
    o FAFSA Submission Summary which includes the Student Aid Index (SAI)
    o Student Aid Index (SAI)
  • Must match the amount listed on the FAFSA Submission Summary
  • Letter of acceptance from college/university you will be attending (upload document)
    o Cost of attendance for that college/university
    o Financial aid award letter from that college/university (upload document)

Selection Process

The selection committee will select the application forms based on their academic record, extracurricular activities, financial need, personal statement, recommendation letters, and community service involvement.


What is the application deadline?

May 17, 2024.

What is the Scholarship amount?



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