Alexandria and Gentri Taylor Study Abroad Scholarship

The Alexandria and Gentri Taylor Study Abroad Scholarship has been established by Alexandria “Rios” Taylor ’07 and Eugentri Taylor ’07 to assist a student who will be studying abroad. The student must meet the criteria outlined below, including contributing positively to the campus life at North Central College.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status as of the upcoming fall semester
  • Possess a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Full-Time Student
  • Black or Hispanic students
  • Must exude a positive influence to the campus community
  • An unofficial transcript and written essay are required
  • Must be studying abroad during the upcoming academic year

Financial need is not a requirement for this scholarship; however students with financial need are strongly encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Questions
  1. During the 2024-25 academic year, which semester(s) do you plan to study abroad?
  2. Please upload a one-page typed essay that addresses the following: 1.) Why are you a good candidate for this scholarship, and how will a study abroad opportunity enhance your college experience? What do you plan to learn/study as part of your study abroad experience? 2.) What are your career objectives, and how will this scholarship help you attain those objectives? Additionally, address your campus involvement and how it pertains to future career objectives and/or your demonstrated leadership ability.
  3. Please submit an unofficial North Central College transcript. (Class listings and grades available to you through Merlin are acceptable. Attachment must be readable; PDF format is preferred.)