Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship

The Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship, renewable for three additional undergraduate years, to a St. Louis graduating senior who is either an immigrant or the child of an immigrant to the USA who will pursue a degree in a STEM field of study. The recipient will demonstrate financial need at an accredited US college or university. Preference may be given to applicants who have participated in a music program.

• High School senior from the St. Louis region
• Immigrant or child of immigrants to the United States
• Strong record and potential in a field of science, technology, engineering or math
• Financial need
• Preference may be given to students who have also participated in music programs

Selection and determination of financial need are the responsibility of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation and may include evaluators from STEM fields.

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of
• application
• student’s extracurricular involvement, including evidence of scientific interests
• essay on role of science to improve the human condition
• two letters of reference—science or math teacher, one other
• transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success in the sciences

Financial need will be evaluated based on information provided by the student, family and college:
• application
• FAFSA Student Aid Report
• Financial Aid award letter from the college the student will attend.

Renewal based on satisfactory progress toward degree in a STEM field and continued demonstration of financial need.

Questions? Contact Amy Murphy at the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, or 314-880-4965.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as component fund of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.


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