The Destiny M. Adams Scholarship is a beacon of opportunity for Black/African American high school seniors in the city of Grand Rapids who aspire to academic excellence and dream of attending a 2 or 4-year accredited college or university. This scholarship is not just about financial assistance; it's a gateway to a broader horizon. The successful applicant, entering their freshman year in the Fall as a full-time student, will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for college and a U.S. Passport, igniting the passion for world exploration.
• Must be a Black/African American high school senior from the city of Grand Rapids or the surrounding area.
• Possess a strong desire for academic excellence.
• Plan to attend a 2 or 4-year accredited college or university.
• Have a minimum GPA of 2.7.
• Must be entering their freshman year in the Fall as a full-time student.
1. Complete the application form.
2. Provide proof of acceptance into a 2 or 4-year accredited college or university (award granted upon verification).
3. Submit a 1-page essay on one of the topics listed below. The essay should be a "Word" document in 12-point Times New Roman font, single-spaced, with 1-inch margins. Include your name and school at the top.
• Share a pivotal moment in your life that shaped your desire for academic excellence.
• Describe how you believe education can empower individuals and communities.
• Discuss the impact you hope to make on the world through your college education and future endeavors.
All application materials must be submitted by [insert deadline].
The Destiny M. Adams Scholarship not only supports your academic journey but also fuels your desire to explore the world. We believe that education knows no bounds, and with a U.S. Passport in hand, you'll have the opportunity to broaden your horizons.
Embark on this journey with us, and let Destiny M. Adams Scholarship be the catalyst for your future success!