We are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. This program, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics, and demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, recipients of the award will receive a one-time grant of $1,000.

Requirements:

  • Full-time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school within a Comcast Community or otherwise approved by Comcast.
  • Student grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  • Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.
  • Student shows a strong commitment to and involvement in community service.
  • Student plans to attend an accredited, nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States.
  • Student will need to verify nomination by entering the Comcast School Code (CSC), provided by the principal or guidance counselor.
  • Student will need to complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.  If the nominee is not over the age of eighteen, the parent/guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.

Key Reminders:

  • You may nominate only one senior from your high school to apply for this award.
  • Students do not need to subscribe to Comcast cable service in order to be eligible for a scholarship.
  • Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and the children and other family members of Comcast employees and employees of Comcast’s subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible.
  • Nomination does not guarantee a scholarship.
  • Follow up with your nominee to ensure all online application requirements are submitted by December 1, 2016.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Principal/Guidance Counselor Instructions:

  • Please review the requirements above and select the best nominee to represent your school.
  • Nominate only one senior. Multiple applicants will result in disqualification of all entries from your school. You will need the following information to nominate your student:
    • Nominee First and Last Name
    • Nominee GPA Scale and current GPA
    • Nominee Email Address

Please note that the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is independently administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS).  Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact ISTS at (855) 670-4787, or by e-mail at comcast@applyists.com.  To connect with past winners, please visit www.facebook.com/ComcastLeadersandAchievers or learn more about our other Community Investment initiatives at www.comcast.com/community.

 

Sincerely,

Signature

Charisse R. Lillie
Vice President, Community Investment – Comcast Corporation
President, Comcast Foundation

The Leaders and Achievers Scholarships are one-time awards in the amount of $1,000 for use towards college costs and expenses. Scholarship awards are nonrenewable and are not based on financial need. To be eligible to apply for and receive a scholarship, a student must be a full-time high school senior at the time of application; must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service; must display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience; must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher at the time of application; must attend a high school in a community served by Comcast or otherwise approved by Comcast; and the student must, and if the student is under the age of eighteen, the student’s parent or guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability or national origin. Children and other family members of Comcast employees and employees of Comcast’s subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible. The number of scholarships awarded each year varies and is determined in the sole discretion of Comcast. If the number of scholarship applicants exceeds the number of available scholarships in a given year, scholarships will be awarded to approved recipients (those that meet all requirements, including all deadlines) in the sole discretion of Comcast.
The program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (“ISTS”), an independent firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs. The Comcast Foundation reserves the right to interpret and review the terms, conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, including termination of the program. By applying, applicants agree that Comcast will have no liability for any of its acts or omissions in operating the program, including on account of any of the acts or omissions of ISTS. 
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