Scholarship Flyer


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Operation Turn Around (OTA) is committed to helping students reach their academic and financial goals. Selected candidates will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2023–2024 academic year. High school seniors who are enrolling in an undergraduate degree program as well as current college freshmen, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 11:59 pm EST on Thursday, June 29, 2023.


  1. Applicant must be a Permanent Resident of the United States or a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Applicant must be enrolled, or enrolling, at an accredited U.S. college or university for the 2023–2024 academic year.
  3. Applicant must have completed community service with an organization, business or religious institution that is minority–owned and operated.

Required Documentation

  1. Completed application form (see below)
  2. Typed essay response (see below)
  3. Copy of your most recent academic transcript (official or unofficial)
  4. Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a teacher or guidance counselor)
  5. Documented record of community service with minority–owned organization

All documentation must be received by before the posted deadline.

Application Form

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