To be eligible for the SVGS Foundation Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship, applicants must: be completing or have completed high school successfully with a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (if an applicant is in the process of completing an undergraduate degree a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will be required); be accepted as a full-time male student at a Historical Black College or University for the upcoming academic semester; and be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
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. The Foundation pays the scholarship funds directly to the school of the winning recipients. Scholarships are awarded annually.