ABOUT CHRISTOPHER VEALE
Christopher Frederic Veale is an entrepreneur, investor, and a philanthropist with a passion for providing access. He knows that the issue of access to quality higher education and consequently opportunities is one of the most pervasive issues plaguing minority communities today. This is why he founded the Christopher Veale Scholarship to reward dedicated students with the aid necessary to continue pursuing their dreams.
Mr. Veale is a veteran of the financial markets and an avid writer, currently composing a financial and personal development book. He obtained his formal education while attending Suffolk College and Hofstra University in New York, and is committed to making higher education more accessible through The Christopher Veale Scholarship.
Scholarship Guidelines and Eligibility Requirements
Award Amount: $2,500
High school senior currently accepted at an accredited college or university
Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
Minimum gpa of 3.0 weighted*
Identify as a member of a disenfranchised and/or minority group. Including but not limited to: American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian.
Submit an essay of 500-800 words answering the following question:
What is one challenge that you or your family has had to overcome, and what steps did you take to overcome the obstacles you faced?
HOW TO APPLY
Submissions must be made either via our online application or via email, in the form of an attached WORD-DOC, and emailed to ChristopherVealeScholarship@gmail.com.
The following information must immediately follow your 500-800 word essay:
First and Last Name
Current or most recent weighted gpa
If you are still in high school, please provide your graduation date (MM/DD/YYYY)
Application Deadline: June 1, 2021.
The recipient will be announced on ChristopherVealeScholarship.com on June 15, 2021.
Questions regarding the scholarship, eligibility, or any other concerns can be submitted to ChristopherVealeScholarship@gmail.com.