Robert “Bob” Moses Scholarship

The inaugural scholarship is named in honor of the late Bob Moses, a pioneering civil rights leader and educator who founded The Algebra Project, a national U.S. mathematics literacy program aimed at helping low-income students and students of color achieve the mathematical skills in high school that are a prerequisite for success in college and beyond. The application deadline is April 3, 2023. More information is listed below:

Scholarship Award: $15,000

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Any student who:
        • is enrolled as a master’s or doctoral student in good standing at a public or private U.S. university during the 2022–2023 academic school year
        • demonstrates leadership abilities and commitment to community service
        • demonstrates financial need
        • is a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551

How To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, you must provide: 
        • a one-page statement outlining financial need
        • the official transcript for your most recently completed academic term; this should include your Fall 2022 grades and cumulative GPA
        • two recommendation letters (one should be from a school advisor or the chair of the dissertation committee)
        • two original essays, answering the following essay questions (maximum of 500 words per question):
               – Describe how your approach to learning is aligned with the work of Bob Moses.
               – Tell us a bit about yourself, your background, why you should be awarded the Robert (Bob) Moses Scholarship and how this scholarship will help you support underserved communities.

Timeline:  Application Portal Open: February 1, 2023
                Application Deadline: April 3, 2023
                Winner Notified: May 15, 2023

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