Ann Fudge Scholarship Program

$8,000

March 08, 2020

Awards Available: 18

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Ann Fudge Scholarship is open to high achieving undergraduate black female students attending one of the nation's top HBCUs. This year's essay topic is: "As an aspiring black woman business leader, it is important to understand the following statistics related to financial well-being: Black women working full-time earn $0.68 for every dollar earned by white men. The net worth of black households in the U.S. is less than 15% that of white households. In 2013, the average household wealth for black families in the U.S. was $85,000. It is projected by 2043 the wealth of black households will only increase by $765 per year to $107,950. What factors and trends do you think have contributed to the earning and wealth gap for black women? As you enter the workforce over the next several years and begin to have significant earnings and income, what action(s) can you take to improve your financial knowledge and well-being both in the short and long term? What information do you think would be helpful to share with your peers to increase their financial literacy?" Essays must be 500-800 words. Each applicant must submit a 3 to 5-minute video answering two questions, which can be found on the provider's website. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1301 K St NW
  • Suite 210 W
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • scholarships@elcinfo.com

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