The application process includes a short essay and does not take into account grades, age, or financial need. Applicants must be planning to be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited U. The degree can range from Associate to Doctoral and students may apply every year that they meet the qualifications. There are three scholarship programs available:. Any U.
This month, hundreds of Mensans will begin the challenging yet uplifting task of evaluating Mensa Foundation scholarship essays. Last year, year-old Nicole Hittell of Bradenton, Fla. Born in Wuxi, China, Nicole celebrated her first birthday on an airplane en route to the United States with her new mother, Susan. She entered the University of Florida Gainesville this past fall as a junior, having completed her first two years of college while finishing high school. Nicole plans to obtain her bachelor's in political science by age 20 and continue to law school for her J. Nicole loves the classes she is taking and finds time management to be a major change from high school although she obviously already excels in this trait.
We Give College Scholarships - Click here to learn more. Both Mensa members and nonmembers may enter the scholarship competition. Orange County Mensa actively participates in this program by judging local entries. Both scholarships are open to applicants who reside in a zip code assigned to Orange County Mensa.
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