Lerner Scholarship

The Samuel Lerner Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 2002 to provide undergraduate scholarships to low income students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Initially, the fund will award scholarships to recipients of the Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program/Communities in Schools ThinkCOLLEGE® Scholarship Fund.

 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
  • Recipients must also receive scholarship support from the Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund or the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program/Communities in Schools Think COLLEGE® Scholarship Fund;
  • Recipients must be enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university;
  • Recipients must have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Recipients must demonstrate unmet financial need; and
  • Recipients must be college sophomores, juniors, or seniors.