Eligibility & Selection

Eligibility

The Rainey Day Foundation scholarships are only open to students who are enrolled at a U.S. public high school unless specified by a sponsor. Some programs require residency in a particular city. Students must be in their senior year in order to be selected for an award. If a high school junior applies and is accepted, payout is held until enrollment at a four year college or university is completed. Students must have a minimum of 2.3 cumulative GPA for the school year in which the application is made.

See individual scholarships for specific eligibility requirements.

Dependents of the Rainey Day Foundation Directors and employees are not eligible for scholarships.

Selection

Recipients should demonstrate consistent academic achievement. Preference will be given to students with a greater financial need and recommendation from their school guidance counselor. Additional consideration will be given to students involved in extra curricular activities or involved in their community or church. Essays will be required and judged on proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Personal statements/essays will increase chances of selection.