GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship within their communities, schools, and workplaces
  • Display strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
  • Be citizens of the United States of America
  • Be current high school seniors attending high school within the United States, (including any U.S. territories or commonwealths), and graduating in winter 2022 or spring 2023. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible.
  • Plan to enroll in a full‑time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four‑year college or university in the United States for the entire 2023-2024 academic school year

Application Process

To apply, go to:

Must register to create an account, complete your student profile in order to begin your application.


  1. Basic information about you, your parent/guardian, your high school, your top college choice, and your financial situation. Note: applicants are first considered on the basis of merit. Financial information is just one component of the evaluation process. We encourage all applicants to apply and to not rule themselves out based on financial circumstances.
  2. Your involvement in extracurricular activities.
  3. Your involvement in community service.
  4. Your involvement in paid work.
  5. Essay on your leadership and service.
  6. A statement about your goals.
  7. Your high school transcripts (semifinalists only).
  8. One recommendation (semifinalists only).
  9. Financial documentation (semifinalists only).
  10. A statement on your values (semifinalists only).

Applicants who have questions about the application process may contact the program’s administrator, Scholarship America, at 1-844-402-0354 and ask for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program or email Applicants should anticipate a response to inquiries within one business day. Personnel at GE and The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute cannot address applicant questions.


January 5, 2023


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