THE 2017 APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED!
The LEAD Scholarship offers a one time financial award of varying amounts to students of African Descent in their senior year of high school. The number of awards distributed and award amount varies each year. Scholarship awards can vary and can reach a maximum of up to $5,000 USD. Actual scholarship amounts are based upon fundraising totals for the year. Immediate family members of LEAD members or Merck Employees are NOT eligible due to the non-profit charitable, 501c3 status of the LEAD Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
» Scholarship Criteria
Complete and email the application and supporting documentation. Note: The application can completed, signed and submitted electronically. All applications must be postmarked or e-mailed by 11:59 p.m. on April 15. (While we will accept applications submitted via postalmail, e-mail is the preferred mechanism of submission.)
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 15 of each subject calendar year!