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 Descent within the past twenty(20) years, and How It Has Benefited You as a Person.”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

Irma A. Fleming Legacy Scholarship Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American student 30-45 years old finishing a degree
  • Must be United States citizen
  • Cumulative Grand Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation.
  • Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300-500 words on the topic: “There are many reasons adults return to college. It is not easy. What is your motivation for completing your degree?”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

Peola Smith-Smith Educational Leadership Scholarship

  • Must be a member of the NANBPWC, Inc.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior or a college undergraduate student.
  • Must major in Education at an accredited college or university.
  • Must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Must possess a “B: average or above
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Why Education Is Important To Me.”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

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: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American female
  • College sophomore or junior enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Majors in journalism, economic or related field (public policy, creative writing, etc.)
  • 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: “Your career plans and their relevance to the Dr. Julianne Malveaux Program Theme: “Black Women’s Hands Can Rock the World”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

Callender-Pritchard Legacy Scholarship Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American graduating high school senior or recent high school graduate.
  • Must possess a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st.
  • Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.
  • Preferred majors: Political Science, Sociology, Black Studies
  • Complete the scholarship Application Form Online
  • Submit a typed essay 300-500 words on the topic: “Throughout the history of the United States, there have been numerous movements to keep certain groups from voting. Recently the John R. Lewis Advanced Voting Rights Act of 2021 is being considered in the U. S. Congress. In your opinion, why is the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act important?”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

Washington DC Resident Scholarship Application

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American graduating high school senior
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must possess a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st.
  • Must be a resident of Washington DC, graduating from a Washington DC public high school.
  • Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.
  • Submit a typed essay 300-500 words on the topic:
    “Do you agree or disagree?
    It was important for Mayor Bowser to re-name two blocks of 16th Street leading to the White House across from Lafayette Park to Black Lives Matter Plaza. In your perspective, explain how this action impacts the community at large.

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022

The Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez
Woman of Substance Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American female age 35+
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must possess a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st.
  • Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.
  • Submit a typed essay 300 words on the topic:
    “Challenges of the Mature Student and How I Overcame Them”

FILING PERIOD: JANUARY 15TH TO APRIL 20TH, 2022