2024-25 Barry University Stamps Scholarship (US Based)


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Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of January, 2024, 11:59 PM (EST).

Scholarship Summary: 
Barry University partners with the Strive Foundation and Stamps Scholars Program to award multi-year scholarships to help driven and talented student leaders (domestic and international) achieve their education and life goals. Stamps Scholars pursue their educational interests while developing their leadership skills with merit based financial aid including enrichment funds that can be used for study abroad, cultural exchanges, research projects and other educational experiences.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
Prospective Barry Stamps Scholars must meet the following minimum requirements:
- A minimum 3.5 high school GPA or an international equivalent
- Demonstrated and active involvement and leadership
- First year freshman (US citizen, resident, or international student)

Value of Scholarship: 
The Barry Stamps Scholars Program provides the following;
a. Annual renewable scholarship for tuition, books, room and board, and transportation
b. Additional $6,000 award for study abroad or other extraordinary learning experience.
c. A faculty member who serves as your academic advisor in the content area of your major
d. Unique cultural experiences
e. Leadership training and service activities
f. Receptions and dinner with the donors and faculty
g. Prominent leadership opportunities, including the Presidential Ambassador Program and being a student representative at University events
h. Access to a national network of Stamps Scholars and special Stamps leadership and fellowship programs.

The award is renewable each year, based on GPA, leadership training, and community service requirements.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. You must first apply and be accepted to Barry University. Applications, required essay, and supporting documentation will be received until January 15, 11:59 PM (EST).

ii. Applicants must complete the online application form through their myBarry account once accepted to the University. and submit an essay, providing evidence of community service. Supporting documentation must be relevant to your application and can include a letter of support, high school co-curricular activity records, certificate of achievement or other document of recognition, newspaper or other press clippings, and/or short video (3-minute maximum. Can be YouTube, Zeemee, etc.). If submitting a video, tell about yourself, your interests, and why you would like to be part of the Barry community. Include anything that you believe would support your application that you did not adequately convey in your application or essay.

iii. During the month of February semi-finalists will be selected to participate in a telephone interview with the Barry Stamps Admissions Review Committee comprised of faculty and administrators. 

iv. Finalists will then be scheduled for an interview with the Strive Foundation during the month of March. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by April.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Barry Stamps Scholarship Page.