The Stamps Foundation offers a nationally-prestigious merit scholarship program and community that helps exceptional students become meaningful leaders throughout society. With its partner schools, seeks students who demonstrate academic merit, strong leadership potential, and exceptional character. Scholars receive annual awards that range from $69,000 to $5,000 (four-year awards total an average of $275,000 – $20,000) with additional funds for enrichment activities such as study abroad, academic conferences, and leadership training. The foundation welcomes and supports students from all backgrounds and areas of study. Financial need is not a consideration.