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Marcus Foster Education Institute Scholarship

Marcus Foster Education Institute Scholarship Application is now open!
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For the MFEI Scholarship application, and/or the Making A-G Real Multimedia Scholarship application, please visit:
MFEI Scholarship: March 31 2017
Making A-G Real Multimedia Scholarship: March 2 2017 (public voting takes place from March 11 - 31 2017)
Award Amounts
Scholarship Award amounts range from $1000-$5000. Most awards are single year awards, with limited opportunities for multi-year awards. 
For single year awardees, there are opportunities to reapply each year for continued financial assistance through college.

Eligibility: High School Applicants to any scholarships administered by the Marcus Foster Education Institute must meet the following requirements:

  • Are a 12th grade student enrolled in Oakland Unified, Pleasanton Unified, are a Black male student in any Bay Area high school or are a child of an employee of the Port of Oakland. 
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application for the coming academic year by the March 2nd priority deadline.
  • Plan to attend a four-year, two-year or trade/technical postsecondary program in the fall following high school graduation (Must attend full time).
  • Have a letter of recommendation from an adult that can speak on their experiences.
  • When awarded, recipients must attend an orientation and MFEI scholarship persistence events.
For additional eligibility information, please visit:

If you need application support please email Ms.Liston