The Victoria Merchant Saygbay Scholarship is open for Dallas-Fort Worth African American male or female high school seniors only. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Applicants must be planning to major in Education and have a career in education. Application must be completed and received by the application deadline date. An application will be considered for review only if it is fully completed with a single photo of the applicant (digital high resolution preferred).
- Victoria Merchant Saygbay – Lifting Individuals Through Education - $1000
- Focus on students planning to major in Education
- Application deadline: March 22nd
- Essential application components: completed form, high-resolution photo, two recommendation letters, and an essay
- Currently enrolled male/female Dallas/Fort Worth seniors
- African American students
- Intention to major and pursue a career in Education
- Minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Complete the application form in its entirety.
- Attach a high-resolution digital photo.
- Include two letters of recommendation from a professor, administrator, or community member.
- Write and submit an essay of no more than 1000 words, double-spaced in 12 pt. font.
- Submit the official transcript.
- Attend a virtual structured interview with the Scholarship Committee, if selected as a finalist.
We encourage all eligible high school seniors with aspirations in education to seize this opportunity. The L.I.T.E Scholarship is more than financial aid; it's a stepping stone towards achieving your educational and career objectives.