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 program is working to identify and support approximately 2,500 talented students from Fidelity’s geographical priority areas in the United States. For the year 2024-2025, the program will focus on students from Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington, DC.
Fidelity Scholars Program must meet the following 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.
For consideration, applicants must submit the online application complete with the following required application materials by the due date of January 1, 2024.