Watts Humanitarian Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
3
Deadline
March 31, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Watts Humanitarian Scholarship Fund offers a $500 a year award plus laptops to recognize graduating seniors with potential for service and leadership. We believe these qualities are essential to leading a balanced life and would like to aid students who choose to pursue philanthropic endeavors. The WHSF Board of Directors named this scholarship in honor of the late Demetrick C. Watts I, a tireless humanitarian and promoter of academic and athletic achievement. In accordance with his legacy, WHSF wishes to encourage and assist our next generation of humanitarian leaders.

    WHSF will be awarding (1) selected finalist with a $500 cash award and a laptop computer ($1,000 value) and (2) semi-finalist with laptop computers ($500 value each). In addition to the aforementioned awards, all selected awardees will be entitled to one year of personal 1 on 1 mentorship via our "Never Alone" mentorship program and will be assigned one of our award-winning mentors to assist in their commencement year of college.

    Eligibility:
    -Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA
    -Must be a high school senior
    -Must have active involvement in leadership roles in their school/community
    -Preference is given to students with financial need
    -Must live in Los Angeles, Riverside, or San Bernardino County
    -Applicants must write an essay, provide (2) letters of recommendation and transcripts

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Barbara Newman
  • P.O. Box 7475
  • Riverside, CA 92513
  • contact@whsfinc.com
  • 877-319-4440

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Colleges Aggressively Fighting Binge Drinking by Banning Fraternities, Sororities

November 14, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Colleges nationwide have stepped-up and implemented indefinite bans on fraternity and sorority activities in hopes of "battling a culture of alcohol abuse." Some student's parents, however, stated that such restrictions "ruined my so-and-so's cultural life." [...]

Thanksgiving College Scholarships for Community Service

November 13, 2017

by Susan Dutca

'Tis the season to be thankful, and Scholarships.com is thankful for its wonderful community of hardworking and dedicated students. As a token of thanks, we've put together a list of scholarships for the most giving, charitable students. Whether you give back through community service or are a part of a social action project, these scholarships award your time and effort by helping you pay for college. For even more giving scholarships, click here. [...]

"OK to Be White" Signs a "Sign of the Times"?

November 7, 2017

by Susan Dutca

"It's okay to be white" signs were scattered on college campuses across the country, as well as in Canada over the past week. Reportedly, the signs were first suggested on an online chat forum called 4chan, calling on people to place posters in their area on Halloween night. At Harvard Law School, at least 20 handmade stickers with the message "It's ok to be white" were posted on light poles and electrical boxes. Harvard Law's Dean of Students Marcia Sells condemned the posters, stating the posters and stickers are "intended to divide us from one another" and that "HLS will not let that happen here." The Department of Public Works removed the stickers shortly thereafter. Even after they had been removed, the message continued to circulate via social media through hashtags and videos, gaining both condemnation and support. [...]

Essay Scholarships

Scholarships by Type