Victoria Merchant Saygbay Lifting Individuals through Education

March 22, 2025
Awards Available: 3

Scholarship Description

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).

Scholarship Details

  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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

Application Process

  1. Complete the application form in its entirety.
  2. Attach a high-resolution digital photo.
  3. Include two letters of recommendation from a professor, administrator, or community member.
  4. Write and submit an essay of no more than 1000 words, double-spaced in 12 pt. font.
  5. Submit the official transcript.
  6. 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. Scholarship Search