Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program for Women of Colour

Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program for Women of Colour

Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program is accepting applications from interested women of colour for her 2022 program. This is in partnership with  Yale Women in Economics.

Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars are a non profit organization that seeks to financially empower young women of colour by helping them make better financial decisions starting with college.

We help them apply for college scholarships, as well as teaching career and financial management skills.

We (Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars Program) help them to apply to college scholarships, teach financial literacy, and professional development skills.

Eligibility Requirements for Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program

The following are qualifications criteria for the Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars Program

  • To qualify, you must be current HS Junior/HS Graduation Class of 2023

  • Attend a Public School or Catholic School

  • Identify as a Female Student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American)

  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0

Benefits of Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars Program

Selected students will have access to​:

  • 10 month support program in college admission and financing (Meet once a month)

  • Mandatory 10 Day Summer College Prep Boot Camp

  • Research Project mentored by Yale Women in Economics and guest Yale professors

  • (4) Day Yale residential overnight and admission visit

  • Meet ambitious young women of color & join our 4 year college network

  • Learn to Build Scholarship & College application

  • Interview Prep

  • Business Plan Competition

  • Connect to top colleges & universities for admission HBCUs, Private and Public

  • A Selected Participant is awarded $500 College Scholarship

  • All majors of interest welcomed

Selection Process

This section answers what happens after you must have submitted your application

There are 3 rounds to our application process:

  • Round 1: Submit your application by deadline December 31, 2021, Early Applications will be given priority, Deadline II: January 14, 2022

  • Round 2: Online Interview

  • Round 3: Selected Candidates Announced in late February 2022

How to Apply

Visit Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars Program application website to get started.

Application Closing Date

  • DEADLINE I: December 31, 2021
  • LATE DEADLINE: January 14, 2022

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