Program Funded By NBA Star Derrick Rose Giving Away $200K in Scholarships

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is best known as a very talented basketball player that has played for various NBA teams. But he is also has a foundation that provides need-based scholarships to students. He is very passionate about helping to create next-level geniuses for the next generation. His program is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are determined to earn a college degree.
Students can apply directly or a loved one can apply on the students' behalf. All applicants must have motivation, ambition, drive, creativity, and organization... and must demonstrate these qualities on their application. In addition, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA with an SAT score of 1230 or higher  and/or score of 21 or higher on the ACT.

In addition, applicants must: (1) enter their contact and scholastic information, (2) create and enter an essay based on a competition theme, and (3) upload a link to their social media together with media through a form on the official competition website.