CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/opportunities/32...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 1720 Massachusetts Ave, NW
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • Email Address
  • scholarships@cbcfinc.org
  • Application Deadline
  • May 20, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university
    -Minimum 2.5 GPA
    -Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
    -Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students who reside or attend school in a CBC member district. Find your representative by using your permanent or school address. All residents of/students in New Jersey have a senator who is a member of the CBC.

    Submission Materials:
    -Personal statement (500-1,000 words) addressing four topics in one cohesive essay. (Students should use the same personal statement when applying for multiple scholarships)
    -2 electronically submitted letters of recommendation. We suggest one come from a community or public service leader (i.e. church leader, community leader, volunteer organization). The application provides instructions for your references to upload their letters
    -Electronic copy of detailed Federal Student Aid Report (SAR); this report comes from the US Department of Education and is typically 5 pages long (PDF document)
    -Resume (3 pages maximum) detailing your academics, extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service, and special skills.
    -Recent photograph suitable for publication (i.e., a cap and gown picture, or other professional quality and professionally dressed photograph)

    For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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