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EOA Tendaji Ganges Memorial Scholarship

Tendaji Ganges 



This scholarship is sponsored by the EOA Foundation Board of Directors. Students are nominated by TRIO professionals in their respective Chapters.  This scholarship is awarded by the EOA Foundation and is renewable. The student selected by the Chapter Scholarship Committee for the EOA Tendaji Ganges Scholarship will be the recipient for that Chapter. No further review occurs.


One award of $1,000 to MO-KAN-NE (chapter recipient rotates annually). This scholarship is awarded by the EOA Foundation and is renewable. The Foundation will commit $1,000 each year to a student, up to four years annual verification of postsecondary attendance for a total of $4,000. One Ganges Memorial scholarship is available in 2020 and is awarded each year, rotated among the chapters. The rotation will start with the state of MINNESOTA and be distributed alphabetically thereafter.



The student applicant must meet the following criteria to apply:

  1. Be from first-generation or low-income background or is a student with a disability
  2. Be a graduating high school senior with full or part time anticipated enrollment in an accredited two or four-year post-secondary institution. Enrollment must be verified at the time of awarding of the scholarship and the Foundation will verify enrollment annually thereafter;
  3. Have cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;
  4. Demonstrate involvement in co-curricular or community activities; and

The Nominator MUST be a current member of EOA at the time of the scholarship deadline. 

                  Scholarship Recipients                                  

2020 MO-KAN-NE Skyla Fox  Emporia State University SSS
2019 Minnesota Holly Conwell North Hennepin CC SSS
2018 Michigan Tori Jan Grand Valley State University  UB

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The EOA Foundation provides scholarships and awards to TRIO and educational opportunity program students in the ten-state region served by EOA.


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