“Leaders and Achievers” Program Recognizes Successes In and Out of the Classroom with $2 Million in Scholarships
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 2, 2018 – Comcast NBCUniversal invites high school seniors to apply for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.
Since 2001, Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded more than $30 million in scholarships to approximately 28,000 students to help them pursue higher education. Last year, 133 students in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia attending private, public and community colleges nationwide have benefitted from the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. For this upcoming year, scholarship guidelines allow students to self-nominate.
“Students who are committed to excellence in the classroom and to supporting their communities have demonstrated qualities that are essential to great leadership. We continue to be impressed with the caliber of nominees and look forward to another year of recognizing Comcast Leaders and Achievers,” said Christine Whitaker, Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Keystone Region.
High school seniors that meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. If you wish to learn more about the program, please visit the application website at https://comca.st/2P6QxcK. Please direct all email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-537-4180. The application deadline is Friday, December 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:
- Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership
- Reside in one of the communities listed on the program website
- Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
- Be enrolled as a high school senior
- Demonstrate financial need