The CDF Beat the Odds scholarship program has a two-step nomination and/or application process
STEP 1: All interested students must review our checklist, print necessary documents and complete the following application on or before Friday, October 14, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: the online application does not save progress - so please take a moment to ensure you have access to all the requisite information before you proceed to the application.
STEP 2: All applications must include a completed nomination form and a letter of recommendation submitted by a teacher, counselor, caseworker, or other adult who can speak on the student’s challenges, victories, academic potential and commitment to social justice. Please provide your nominator with the following link, Nomination Form, and ask them to complete it by Friday, October 14, 2016.
Please answer all the following questions as completely as possible. Type “N/A” if the question does not apply.
Applications must be completed and post-marked by 11:59 p.m. on
Friday, October 14, 2016 in order to qualify. We encourage you to complete the application at least a week in advance of the deadline.
- November 1st –Finalist interviews and Resource Fair
- December 10th – Honoree photo shoot
- February 25th – Honoree meeting
- March 18th or 30th – Beat the Odds ceremony
Briefly describe your household