FAQs

Q. What scholarships are available?

A. There are three scholarships available annually. One for 4-year college students and 2 for 2-year/ Technical/ trade students.

Q. What are the scholarships criteria?

A.There is different criteria for both scholarships. Please read carefully before applying.

2-Year Criteria:

•Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)

•Will be enrolled in eligible program 

•Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States

•Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)

•Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

•Be under the age of 30

•Be a United States citizen

4-Year Criteria:

•Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

•Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States

•Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

•Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

•Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

•Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0

•Be a United States citizen

Q. How much are the scholarships?

2-year scholarships are $750.00 annually

4-year scholarships are $1500.00 annually

Q. Is this a one time scholarship?

A. No, you may apply each year to keep your scholarship, as long as you continue to meet the criteria of your mentor and the scholarship. We want to see you succeed! Also, 10 lucky applicants will be provided college application fee waivers for up to 4 colleges and universities. 

Q. How do I submit my application once completed?

A. Please email a scanned copy to info@choice2change.org  or drop it in the mail and send to 10153, 1/2 Riverside Dr, Toluca Lake, CA 91602

Q. How can I get involved?

A. Whether you want to donate, be a mentor, volunteer or write a wonderful article about the work we're doing, feel free to email us at info @choice2change.org.

Q. Is Choice to Change Inc. a non profit or a corporation?

A. Thanks for asking, we're both! We are a nonprofit corporation, which is formed to carry out a charitable, educational, religious, literary, or scientific purpose.

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