Ruby Lee Prevo believed and encouraged the value of higher education. The Ruby Lee Prevo Foundation Scholarship Program was established to provide support for underserved women 18 and over who wish to achieve higher education. For many underserved women, a college education has been the key resource to eradicating poverty.
Ruby Lee Prevo Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Award: For full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution.
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required. Applicant must be a first generation college student residing in Alabama. Applicant must also be a high school graduate.
Basis for selection: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, depth of character, leadership, service orientation and seriousness of purpose.
Application Requirements: Transcripts, recommendations, essay, interview, and financial statements.
Additional Information Section: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Scholarship program assists underserved women who face an economic hardship. Must plan to complete a BA degree from a 4-year college or an AA degree from a 2-year college. Recipient must maintain at least 2.5 GPA throughout semester for renewal consideration.
Amount of award: $3,000 per year
Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.