Niche College Scholarship

Anna V. Waters Scholarship

Amount:
$2,000
Deadline:
March 1, 2024
Awards Available: 6

Scholarship Description

To be eligible for the Anna V. Waters Scholarship, applicants must: be African-American high school seniors planning to attend college, technical or vocational school; have a cumulative, unweighted GPA ranging from 2.0-2.90; and demonstrate a commitment to community, as well as the potential to do well in college, technical, or vocational school. In addition to completing the application, applicants must also submit a transcript and two recommendation letters. Recipients will need to submit verification of enrollment and registration.

Scholarship Details

  • Scholarships range from $500-$2,000.
  • Awards can be used for books, fees, or tuition.
  • Awards are disbursed in two equal parts during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Recipients are celebrated at an annual event in June.

Eligibility Criteria

  • African-American high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school.
  • Cumulative GPA between 2.0 and 2.9.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the community.
  • Potential for success in postsecondary education.

Application Process

  1. Verify that you meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Prepare your application, including evidence of your GPA and commitment to the community.
  3. Submit your application by the specified deadline.
  4. Provide verification of enrollment and registration by August 31st if selected.

Guided by our resolve to financially support African-American “C” students, the Anna V. Waters Scholarship Fund invests in their postsecondary education. Our strategy is to increase the number of community supporters investing in our scholars’ education and celebrating our students’ worth. Award recipients will be recognized at our annual event in June. Awards may be used for books, fees, or tuition. All scholarships will be sent directly to the institution and dispersed in two equal parts during the fall and spring semesters.

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