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WellsFargo Emergency Scholarship Fund

WellsFargo Emergency Scholarship Fund

Looking for an emergency fund for studies the well Fargo might just be that lucky charm you have been looking for. To begin let’s look at a brief history;Founded in 1852, and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services through more than 8,400 locations, 13,000 ATMs, online (, and mobile banking and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy.

Scholarship Overview

WellsFargo Emergency Scholarship Fund
Wells Fargo, one of the largest and oldest financial institutions in the United States, has partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to provide scholarship opportunities to African American students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Wells Fargo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion goes back more than 30 years.

They also have programs that support Black entrepreneurs. Winners of their scholarship program will be awarded a one-year merit scholarship for the upcoming academic school year, to be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member schools.

The funds are applied in the upcoming fall and spring semesters. Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Wells Fargo are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding seniors attending one of TMCF’s member-schools that include 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs).

Sixty-seven (67) scholars will be selected to receive a spring emergency gap scholarship of up to award $750 for the 2020-2023 academic school year. Selected students must be in good academic standing but at risk of not returning or graduating from college due to an outstanding financial need, and/or emergency situation that leads to a financial aid crisis. The scholarship award amount is usually up to $5,000, and the deadline is usually in OCTOBER.

Eligibility requirements:

Be enrolled full-time as a senior at a TMCF member-school during the 2020-2023 academic school year.
Current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
Able to demonstrate an unmet financial need up to $750
Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.

How to Apply

All Applicants Must:

Provide a copy of the 2020-2023 FAFSA Student Aid Report.
Provide a copy of your current past due school account/balance.
Provide the transcript (official or unofficial) for your most recently completed academic term-this should include your end of Spring 2020 grades and cumulative GPA.

Please provide an email address for one recommender to complete a character reference form. They will be required to answer three questions regarding your character reference.
Answer the following statement. (Maximum of 250 words per question):
Tell us about your current financial situation. Why is it important that you receive this funding?.
To apply please click on the link below.

NB* Open to all majors