Royal Neighbors Scholarships

Scholarships

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Scholarships - A Smart Start

One smart way to start your college career is to have someone else help pay for your tuition. Royal Neighbors members* are eligible for a variety of traditional and non-traditional scholarships.  Since its creation in 1961, the Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to members to assist with the costs of continuing education. The annual program accepts applications from Sept. 1 until March 1 each year. Below is a list of Royal Neighbors’ scholarship opportunities.

Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship Recipient

Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship Program

In order to be eligible the person applying for the scholarship must be a beneficial member of Royal Neighbors.

ScholarshipWho Is EligibleUse of FundsRenewableAnnual Scholarship AmountPotential Maximum Grant
Making a DifferenceGraduating High School SeniorsDegree at accredited college or universitytable_checkmark$2,000$8,000
Making a Difference LeaderGraduating High School Female SeniorsDegree at accredited college or universitytable_checkmark$5,000$20,000
New HorizonsAges 18+ High School GraduatesDegree at accredited college or university$5,000$5,000
New Horizons LeaderAges 18+ High School GraduatesDegree at accredited college or universitytable_checkmark
$5,000$20,000
Life EnrichmentAges 18+ High School GraduatesShort-term courses for semi-professional occupations in business/industry or programs to provide skilled training$500$500

Making a Difference Scholarship

Ten – 4-year renewable grants worth up to $8,000 ($2,000 each year) are awarded annually to help members who are graduating high school seniors earn a degree at an accredited college or university directly following graduation.

Making a Difference Leader Scholarship

One – 4-year renewable grant worth up to $20,000 ($5,000 each year) is awarded annually to the most outstanding female high school senior from the pool of qualified Making a Difference applicants.

New Horizons Scholarship

Ten – one-time grants up to $5,000 each year are awarded annually to help members age 18 and older who have previously graduated from high school pursue a degree at an accredited college or university. This can also be used toward an advanced degree such as a Masters or Ph.D. 

New Horizons Leader Scholarship

One – 4-year renewable scholarship worth up to $20,000 ($5,000 each year) is awarded annually to the most outstanding female from the pool of qualified New Horizons applicants.

Life Enrichment Scholarship

Five non-renewable grants of up to $500 are awarded annually to members age 18 and older who have previously graduated from high school and who have a desire to continue their education through short-term courses to provide training for semi-professional occupations in business and industry or programs to provide skilled training.

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Royal Neighbors of America
Form #: P00033; Rev. 10-2016
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