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The HBCU Scholarship Fund

Sponsored by: The United Negro College Fund

Applicant must be a current student or incoming freshman at a Historically Black College or University. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and apply to be accepted at an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States. Applicant must be a full-time student. If a student drops below the required full-time status, the Scholarship Selection Committee will adjust the grant received to 50% of the award allocated for that semester. Applicants must posess a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committee, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committe, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship.Please submit the following with your completed typed application: Three letters of recommendation (other than relatives):One personal reference, one academic reference and one NAACP reference. The NAACP letter of recommendation should be from the Advisor of the Youth Council or College Chapter; member of the Executive Committee of the Branch, Youth or College Chapter; member of the National Board; SCF Trustees; member of the National Youth Work Committee; or NAACP employee, except for those persons who are current members of the Scholarship Committee. Persons submitting letters must specify title and use NAACP letterhead. Recent official transcript of grades. One page essay. Financial Verification Information. Evidence of full-time enrollment or application for full-time enrollment. If selected, verification of enrollment must be furnished.

FAQ

Application Deadline March 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no

Scholarships

Amount

Max $2,000
Average $2,000
Min $2,000

Contact Information

Kimberly Hall
The United Negro College Fund
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031 United States

Phone: (703) 205-3400
http://www.uncf.org

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$10,000

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