Program to Consider

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) Scholarship

Created to honor the 20th anniversary of the CTCL book publication, the scholarship is offered to first-year college students who attend a  CTCL-member college or university. Scholarships are $1000/year and renewable for four years. Many of the CTCL institutions are test-optional in their admission process.

To apply for the CTCL Scholarship, students should complete the following two parts:

Part 1:  Submit the online CTCL scholarship application before 11:59 p.m. (EDT), March 25, 2020. This part includes two short essay responses.

Part 2:  Email the following two items to with your legal name in the subject line before 11:59 PM (EDT), April 7, 2020:

  • at least one copy of an admission letter from a CTCL-member school
  • a copy of Page 1 of your Student Aid Report from the FAFSA