We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year

The AROSE Scholarship is offered on an annual basis with online applications being accepted until May 1. Recipients will be notified in mid-June.


This year, scholarships are renewable based on the scholar meeting eligibility after each school. Award amounts for each scholarship will vary based on available funding. Funds from all scholarship awards can be used towards tuition, books, or other college expenses. Funds will be distributed directly to the institution.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident

  2. Primary resident of Flint, MI or Chicago, IL

  3. Graduating high school senior

  4. Minimum 2.75 gpa as of the end of the prior semester

  5. Be enrolled to attend an accredited college or university, training program (barber college, cosmetology school, etc.), or other post-secondary programs during fall 2022

  6. Have overcome a traumatic experience. Trauma is a distressing event that can show up in many different forms, including but not limited to loss, grief, neglect, etc.

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