Circle of Concern Student Scholarship RENEWAL Application

This application should only be completed by students who have previously received a Circle of Concern Scholarship.

Students who complete this application will be considered for funding for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Eligibility requires enrollment in a certificate or degree program at an accredited, not-for-profit postsecondary institution.
To complete the online application process, applicants should answer all required questions and upload the following supporting documents:

  • 2023-2024 FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Fall 2023 college transcript
  • 2023-2024 Financial Aid Award Letter from the school you will attend next year. (If not available prior to the application deadline, you will be asked to provide the letter before scholarship award decisions are finalized.)

In addition to the required documents above, Circle of Concern may ask for copies of applicant and parent federal tax returns in order to verify information provided in the Student Aid Report.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this application, contact

Circle of Concern
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you receive a Circle of Concern scholarship last year?
  2. Upload your most recent transcript, including grades from Fall 2022.
  3. Are you currently employed? If so, please complete the following question about your employment.
  4. Employment
    • 1. Employer
    • 2. Address
    • 3. Position
    • 4. Frequency (ie. hours/week)
    • 5. Dates (start date/end date)
  5. ESSAY: Tell us about your college experience during the 2022-2023 academic year. Include information about academic progress/challenges, extracurricular activities, work experience/ volunteer work, and/or personal growth. What are your plans for next year, and how could additional funding from Circle assist you with those plans?
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