Founded in 2003, the Ivy & Roses Community Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charity that supports education, the arts and other community building activities in metropolitan Atlanta. Our mission is to provide resources for charitable, civic and direct service programs. These include scholarships, educational assistance and partnerships with other agencies to magnify community impact.
Purpose: To identify African American high school seniors and continuing undergraduate college students who possess a strong desire for academic excellence, leadership positions in student organizations, and plan on attending college in metro Atlanta in the Fall 2019 semester as a full-time student.
Reward: TWO individuals selected from the pool of qualified applicants will be awarded a scholarship for financial assistance during the 2019-2020 academic year of $5,000.00.
Qualifications: Interested candidates must meet the following criteria to qualify for this award:
Metro Atlanta high school senior graduating in Spring 2019 or currently enrolled college student graduating in Spring 2020 or later;
GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale;
Accepted to or attending a college in metro Atlanta ;
Major/intended major in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) subject;
Complete a narrative of no more than 250 words, discussing the following:
How will you use your STEM education to make a positive impact in the community?
- Candidate or a representative of the candidate (preferably a family member local to Atlanta) must be available to receive the award in person at IRCF's Signature Event to be held on November 1, 2019.
*Application must be submitted by September 15, 2019 at 11:59pm.