Scholarship Type: Financial, Needs-Based
Scholarship Sponsor / Funding: Ricks Institute Alumni Association (National Body + Individual Alumnus / Former to Outreach Students).
Eligibility Criteria: Senior High School student (Grades 10– 12), preferably a Commuting / Day Student.
Hails from Sirleaf Town or one of the neighboring villages within a 10-mile radius of the campus.
Candidate must pass the Ricks Institute entrance exam.
Although this scholarship is not merit-based, the student is expected to make a successful pass to the next grade at the end of each academic year to continue to remain eligible.
Term/Duration: 3 years.
Cost: ~$3000 annually, $9000 over the duration of the award
Covers: Yearly tuition, room & board and all associated fees (books, uniform and a monthly stipend of US$20.00 (Twenty United States Dollars).
Funding Option 2:
Cost: Year 1 = $980 (cost for one 10th grade student).
Year 2 = $1960 (Incoming 10th grader and the incoming 11th grader (previous 10th grade recipient).
Year 3 and onward: $3470 (Incoming 10th grader, the incoming 11th grader (previous 10th grade recipient), and incoming 12th grader (previous 11th grade recipient).
Funding Option 3:
Recipient: Granted to three incoming 10th grade student every 3 years. E.g. Year 1 – 3: 3 recipients will be awarded scholarships for 3 years (10th, 11th and 12th grades) until completion/graduation.