It is the mission of the NW EEO/Affirmative Action Association (NWEEO) to provide education, information and resources to individuals, groups and institutions in support of their efforts with regard to equal employment opportunity, diversity, and affirmative action planning. In concert with our mission, NW EEO offers the Alyce Marcus scholarship to eligible high school graduates in the Portland metropolitan area. This scholarship can be applied toward tuition, books, and/or other educational expenses for college, university, or trade school (as approved by the scholarship committee).
-Completed and typed scholarship application
-Completed photo release form
-2 letters of recommendation; at least one should be from a teacher or counselor; the other may be from an employer or family friend
-Most recent copy of high school transcript. Minimum GPA requirement of 2.75
-A typed, double-spaced, one-page essay. In your essay, please explain how your background, experiences, or community involvement up until now and your plans for the future help promote greater acceptance for diversity or a better understanding of the importance of diversity in our society
-Assessment of the student's financial need. (We are interested in the financial needs of each applicant to ensure equal participation of students from all socio-economic levels. All selection factors will be considered in aggregate during the decision-making process)
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.