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The Pearson Scholarship

Each year, The Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education awards ten $5,000 scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members who are enrolled in community college and intend to continue their education at a four-year institution.

In addition, each Pearson Scholar is paired with a Pearson professional mentor who will provide support throughout his or her progress toward a degree.

Scholarship requirements

Along with being a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled full- or part-time in a community college at the time of application
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA on all college-level coursework
  • Must have completed 12-36 semester hours (12-54 quarter hours) of college-level coursework by January 31, 2017
  • Must have completed the Leaders of Promise Scholarship application along with an additional essay question

‘Scholarship applications are currently open for 2017.

For more information, visit the Pearson Scholarship’s website.

View the 2016 Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education recipients.

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We are delighted to introduce you to our inaugural group of Phi Theta Kappa scholars.

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