The Starr Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: All Class Years, Permanent Residency in Bermuda or the Caribbean Region, Demonstrated Need (FAFSA required)
This scholarship is made possible by the Starr Foundation, established in 1955 by Cornelius Vander Starr, an insurance entrepreneur who founded C.V. Starr & Co. and other companies later combined by his successor, Maurice R. Greenberg into what became the American International Group, Inc. Mr. Starr, a pioneer of globalization, set up his first insurance venture in Shanghai in 1919. Mr. Starr died in 1968 at the age of 76, leaving his estate to the Foundation. The Foundation currently has assets of approximately $1.5 billion, making it one of the largest private foundations in the United States.
Eligibility requirements include:
- Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
- First preference given to students who are permanent residents of Bermuda; second preference to permanent residents of the Caribbean region.
- Full-Time Equivalency at Morehouse College
- Demonstrated low Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as illustrated on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and confirmed by the College’s Office of Financial Aid
Awards vary and will be used to cover tuition, room and board expenses that are not covered by other financial aid and expected family contributions as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by Morehouse College.