NAACP scholarships Are Now Open

The following NAACP scholarships are now open:

1-   The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a current member of the NAACP
  • Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) scholarships available. Maximum scholarship amount is $2,000.00.

2-   The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for male students

  • Applicant must be a male majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences.
  • NAACP membership and participation are highly desirable.
  • Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) Scholarships available.
  • Maximum scholarship award is $3,000.00.

3-   The James Weldon Johnson Scholarship of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

  • Applicant must compose a 500-750 word essay that addresses how the life and legacy of James Weldon Johnson has impacted them, OR
  • Compose a 500 – 750-word analysis of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”,
  • Scholarship amount: seven (7) scholarships worth $3,000 each, available annually.
  • One (1) recipient per NAACP region

The scholarship application forms are available at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=pfscholar

Application submission deadline: July 17th, 2020

 

As a general rule, applicants to any of the three (3) NAACP scholarships listed above MUST:

  • Be US citizens
  • Not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline
  • Be currently enrolled in or accepted by an accredited college or university in the United States
  • Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines (Click here to see guidelines).

 

For Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students

o   Must be a full-time student

o   Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system

For Graduate Students

o   May be a full or part-time student.

o   Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.

 

Find more information here.

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