SVGS Foundation Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship

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April 21, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The Seeking Visions, Gaining Success Foundation (SVGS), and Walker-Williams-Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund, were established in 2018. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance, empower, educate and encourage deserving and committed African American male scholars to attend a Historically Black College and Universities. The SVGS Foundation through the Walker-Williams-Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund principally targets high school seniors entering their first year of post-secondary education and those scholars continuing their undergraduate education.

Scholarship Details

  • Targets African American male students attending or planning to attend an HBCU
  • Focuses on personal passion, life-changing moments, and the significance of the scholarship to the applicant
  • Encourages community service and personal development

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to African American male high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.7, accepted into an HBCU
  • Also available to current full-time HBCU students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Application Process

  1. Complete the scholarship application form with all required personal and educational details.
  2. Write and submit essays on all three provided topics: your passion, a significant life-changing moment, and the importance of this scholarship to you.
  3. Provide proof of acceptance (for high school seniors) or current enrollment (for college students) at an HBCU.
  4. Submit your current academic transcript verifying your GPA.

The SVGS Foundation awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to, the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, Requested Application Criteria and Financial Need. Scholarship Search