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Cecil B. Moore Scholarship: Full-Tuition at Temple for North Philadelphia Students

September 8, 2023

Learn below about Temple University’s Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program which creates an academic pathway and offers full-tuition scholarships for Philadelphia public school students living in North Philadelphia. There are 20-25 scholarships offered each academic year. 

Eligibility: Students must attend a Philadelphia public school (district or charter) and live in one of the following zip codes: 19121, 19122, 19123, 19125, 19130, 19132, 19133 and 19140.

Cecil B. Moore Scholars receive:
• 4-year full tuition scholarship
• Summer Bridge program to prepare for your freshman year
• 4-year focused advising, mentoring, and academic support

How to Apply: Interested students, families, and counselors should (1) register here for an upcoming information session and (2) complete the scholarship interest form here. After doing so, you will be provided with additional information on the application process. 

Dual Enrollment: 50 high school students will be selected for a dual enrollment program—a free Temple course that students complete during their senior year of high school. The dual enrollment program is a free 3-credit transferable course that will be on your college transcript. From those 50 students, 20–25 will be selected to become Cecil B. Moore Scholars and attend a summer bridge program before enrolling as first-year students in the fall. 

The selection committee will consider:
• attendance to and performance in the spring semester dual enrollment course
• communication and engagement
• application materials

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