Scholarships Sponsored by Celebrities

Jaylen Waddle
Jaylen Waddle

It’s said that it’s better to give than to receive, and that’s exactly what these celebrities are practicing. Some big names in entertainment have set-up scholarship funds to support their alma maters or just deserving college students with a big financial need.
Will.I.Am (I Am Scholarship)
Eligibility: Based on previous recipients, outstanding academic record and financial need.
Requirements: Not able to identify details.
Scholarship Amount: Based on previous recipients, full-ride to school of choice including tuition, books and room and board for for years.
Michael Jackson Scholarship
Eligibility: Undergrad attending a UNCF member college studying communications, performing arts or English.
Requirements: 3.0 GPA, receive financial aid, completed FAFSA.
Scholarship Amount: Averages $4,000.
david lettermanDavid Letterman
Eligibility: Junior or senior at Ball State University studying telecommunications.
Requirements: Submit a written, audio or video project. Creativity scored, not GPA.
Scholarship Amount: First prize is $10,000.
Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld Family Foundation Scholarship)
Eligibility: New York City public school seniors.
Requirements: Prove academic achievement, financial need, creativity, leadership and community service.
Scholarship Amount: Covers all unmet financial need for four years, including tuition, room and board, books and personal expenses.
Katie Holmes, Carrie Ann Inaba, Adam Shankman, Nigel Lythgoe (Dizzy Feet Foundation)
Eligibility: Talented dancers with financial need.
Requirements: Not able to identify details.
Scholarship Amount: $1,500 to $7,500
tiger woods and earl woodsTiger Woods (Earl D. Woods Scholarship)
Eligibility: Students with a 3.0 GPA
Requirements: Good academic standings, community service experience, financial need.
Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000 per year; renewable
via Forbes

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