Education & Training

Scholarship Criteria

 

 

National Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American Graduating Senior
  • Cumulative Grand Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation.
  • United States citizen
  • Complete the scholarship Application Form Online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Explain the benefits you have gained through the contributions of two (2) trailblazers of African decent (past of contemporary) and how it has benefited you as a person.”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 15TH

The Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American female age 35+
  • Undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative Grand Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation.
  • United States citizen
  • Complete the scholarship Application Form Online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words on the topic: “Challenges to the mature student and how I overcame them”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 15TH

Peola Smith-Smith Educational Leadership Scholarship

  • Must possess a “B” average or above
  • Plans to major in education
  • Must provide examples of demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Must be a member of the NANBPWC, Inc. Youth Division (current or past)
  • Graduating high school senior or college undergraduate student
  • Complete the scholarship application form online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Why Education Is Important To Me.”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 15TH

Sherelle T. and Timothy T. Carper III Scholarship

  • African American single mother (age 18-30)
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be woman enrolled in an accredited college/university
  • Must major in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field
  • Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 15TH