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CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

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April 30, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Seeing an educational need in their congressional districts, the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship was established by the spouses of Congressional Black Caucus members in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships, which disproportionately affect people of color. This opportunity awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated African-American or Black students pursuing an associates, undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degrees. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be enrolled full-time in an accredited academic institution, and reside in a district represented by a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1720 Massachusetts Ave, NW
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • scholarships@cbcfinc.org
  • 202-263-2800

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Shantal Mbabazi  on 3/25/2020 8:07:17 PM

I am extremely excited to find such a great opportunity that will help me a young Black African woman who is looking forward to go for graduate that will help achieve my career aspirations and hence helping the people in needs of healthcare support and promotion. I am will to offer myself to those that need help, and this scholarship will enable me attain skills which i will use to advocate, promote and save many lives. I am hardworking, resilient and above all committed to serve.

Brielle Levels  on 3/25/2020 1:29:28 PM

I am extremely thankful that I found a scholarship perfect for me. I plan to apply hoping to lift the financial burden off of my parents. Being that I am a twin, putting both my brother and I through college at the same time is going to be challenging and hard. I recently got accepted into Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) as a transfer Political Science student. I can’t wait to see what life and this new beginning has in store for me. Thank you!

Christian Herrero Sanchez  on 3/17/2020 1:21:50 PM

I just need money for college to be able to further my education to be able to help my mom and my family and provide a good life for my kids. Especially since my step father passed away, it is putting a lot of stress on my mother and me being in college would really make her proud but i need financial aid for that to happen. i would love to see my mother be proud of me going through college to help her out and have a good lie with a better education.

Khayal Zadran  on 3/17/2020 10:40:29 AM

Hi there this is Khayal Zadran from Hudson Valley community college criminal justice student I am try to get some scholarship for my school this is my second semester if I can get that scholarship. thank you

Khayal Zadran  on 3/17/2020 10:37:10 AM

Hi there this is Khayal Zadran from Hudson Valley community college criminal justice student I am try to get some scholarship for my school this is my second semester if I can get that scholarship. thank you

Anushree Gupta  on 3/11/2020 3:20:28 PM

Is it only for the African American people?

Bryanna J  on 3/8/2020 1:36:56 PM

I plan to apply for this scholarship because I am so happy that I found a scholarship directly for African Americans pursuing criminal justice careers. It feels nice to be included.

Erica M  on 2/20/2020 2:14:39 PM

I'm glad that i'm applying for this scholarship as being a young black African American. This opportunity will be very useful with financial purposes.

Abrin D  on 2/20/2020 1:54:57 PM

I am very exited that I found such an amazing scholarship. I know that with getting my doctoral degree, I will definitely need this scholarship to help me get to where I want to go to be successful and to help people who are in need. This scholarship is not about me. This scholarship is for the people to have a person who can help them when they need help anytime. It's bigger than me. There are lives that need to be saved, and I know this scholarship is the perfect way for me to get there. I am 110% committed and ready for anything that I have to do, in order to get this scholarship.

Nakya C  on 2/5/2020 10:26:55 AM

I plan to apply for this scholarship because it is a perfect match for me considering i plan to major in psychology on a pre-law track.

Arielle W.  on 1/28/2020 6:46:25 PM

I am so glad that I was able to find this scholarship. I fully mean to apply for this scholarship with all have. As a young black woman in today's political climate, majoring in psychology and minoring and criminal justice is essential to help making sure our country runs smoothly

Nadiyah B  on 1/19/2020 1:01:48 PM

Yes I'm applying for this scholarship because my family and I are really trying to find scholarship that fits my requirements and as a young black women who is majoring in criminal justice and minoring in chemistry..this fits and helps me out.

Kiplon T  on 1/13/2020 11:53:49 AM

I intend to apply for this scholarship. As a first-generation college student, and I am the oldest of my mothers, three children. This scholarship will help to lighten the financial load of a college education. Life is a journey of learning; gaining knowledge will help our community improve the conditions in every area.

anya w  on 1/12/2020 8:23:22 PM

i could really use this scha=olarship

Olivia B  on 7/10/2019 10:01:58 AM

@Bettye Did she make a profile here on Scholarships.com? With details like that she should get matched to Criminal Justice scholarships, but you have to fill out a profile and be specific.

Bettye B  on 7/9/2019 11:36:09 PM

Hello, I am a mentor for young ladies and currently helping an upcoming senior in our local school system apply for scholarships. This particular named scholarship came up while using the search engine for possible scholarships for her. Her desire is to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice/Psychology. Please advise on how I/we obtain information to proceed further.

Gabriel Tyre Jackson  on 12/9/2018 4:36:44 PM

Would graduated this year with a final g.p.a of. I have applied and was accepted into SCAD but I do not plan on attending until the fall of 2019. Would i qualify for this type of scholarship?

Mohamed O  on 10/8/2018 3:14:21 PM

I’m in 6th grade but I want to learn how to earn this scholarship

laklisha c  on 10/2/2018 6:58:17 PM

I am currently enrolled in Ursuline college I learned of your scholarship through scholarships.com. I am very excited about my career focus. I hope to find that I am a fit for the scholarships to help me to work toward my personal goal.

Angel M  on 8/21/2018 7:07:06 PM

I recently learned of the exciting scholarship opportunity offered through your organization following a free college scholarship search I conducted at Scholarships.com. My search yielded a number of opportunities that matched my skills and characteristics, and yours was among the awards listed in which I am most interested and for which I feel most qualified. After carefully reviewing your scholarship award's description and eligibility requirements, I strongly believe that I would be an excellent candidate for your scholarship. Therefore, I would like to request an application for your scholarship, as well as any additional, useful information regarding the program. I would enjoy and greatly appreciate the opportunity to apply for the scholarship, and kindly request that all relevant application materials to be sent to the above address. Thank you in advance for your assistance and consideration. I look forward to learning more about your opportunity and the chance to compete for your scholarship.

Bonica C  on 8/16/2018 12:31:04 PM

I am a husband and I am applying for my wife. She has been my support muscle for 17yrs. I am attempting to help her achieve her life goals by applying for scholarships. Her field is Dental Hygiene and I want her to complete her degree for her and our kids.

Kathy D  on 8/13/2018 5:22:54 PM

Does anyone know if this scholarship is needs-based? We are looking for scholarships that are not need-based.

Darnetta M  on 6/26/2018 10:02:48 AM

I applied for this scholarship to complete my Graduates studies and become a Profession Clinical Counselor working in Addictions.

Shannon N  on 6/11/2018 10:51:31 AM

I applied for this scholarship so I can pursue an education in nursing. My ultimate goal is to become an RN and possibly become a nurse practitioner. But I want nothing more than to be a nurse. Life's circumstances prevented me from being able to pursue my dream, but I got a second chance, a "do over" in life and I don't want to let this opportunity slip away.

Michael G  on 5/18/2018 8:04:23 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I would like to pursue my Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education so that I can mold Young minds so that they can pursue a better future.

Kevin H  on 5/3/2018 7:32:43 PM

I did not apply for this scholarship. The reason why is I don't view censorship is a big problem in the United States because it keeps kids minds free from negativity and disorderly conduct.

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