There are 2 specific purposes for the scholarship program:
1) The establishment of an incentive to excel in academic performance; and
2) The pursuit of higher education.
Circassian college students pursuing higher college education.
i. Circassian college students registered, as full-time students, in the academic year 2016-2017 in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior college levels.
ii. Enrollment in an accredited college or university in the USA.
iii. US citizen or permanent resident. However, international students may be eligible on a case by case basis. The Foundation may award limited scholarships to international Circassian students based upon the discretion of the Board of Directors.
iv. Students with full financial aid do not qualify for a scholarship. The Circassian Education Foundation has the right to ask the student to obtain an official letter from the college or university clarifying their financial status.