What is the Fidelity Scholars Program?

The Fidelity Scholars Program combines a generous annual needs-based scholarship with robust wrap-around services that support students’ persistence to degree or certificate attainment. The application for the 2024-2025 Fidelity Scholars Program is now closed. If you would like to receive updates or be notified when the application reopens, please contact us.

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Eligibility Requirements

The program is open to historically underserved and underrepresented students ages 16 to 24 who are permanent residents of Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas and Washington, DC.

Students must meet all the eligibility requirements listed below:

  • 2.5 – 3.5 unweighted GPA or GED
  • Pell-eligible and/or demonstrate financial need
  • Attend as an incoming 2024-25 freshman at a four-year accredited college or university in the state that you reside
  • Student applicants must come from underrepresented populations and historically underserved communities who have faced systemic barriers and challenges to economic mobility. We specifically encourage students from Black, Latino, Native American (with documented tribal affiliation) and underrepresented Asian American/Pacific Islander heritage to apply.

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2023 Fidelity Scholars Program