KFC Colonels Scholars, Feb 8 Deadline, $5,000 potential, high school seniors

Dear Potential Tiger Scholar:


Any student who wishes to enter Tennessee State University is a potential Tiger Scholar.

 If you are a high school senior who is graduating before August 31, 2012, have a 2.75 GPA, and plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a public, in-state college or university, then check out the Kentucky Fried Chicken Colonel’s Scholars program.

 KFC Colonel’s Scholars, Deadline, Feb 8. The following material comes directly from the website:

 “To be eligible to compete for the KFC Colonel’s Scholars Scholarship, an individual must:

 •Graduate from high school this academic year (between 12/1/11 and 8/31/12)

•Earn a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75

•Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a public, in-state college or university (start date no later than 9/30/12)

•Be a US citizen or permanent resident

•Demonstrate financial need

Scholars may begin their college career by entering into either a 2-or 4-year accredited in-state college/university, as long as they stay on track to complete a bachelor’s degree program.” 

“The Scholarship offered by the KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program provides funding for:




•Room and Board

Awards can be up to $5,000 per year. The scholar could receive up to $20,000 over four years to help complete a bachelor’s degree.”

If you qualify for this program, I encourage you to apply. If you do so, please email me and let me know.


Mr. Mike Turner

You can explore more about scholarships at TSU’s scholarship website: http://www.tnstate.edu/financial_aid/fin_aid_scholarships.aspx

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