First in the Family Humanist Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://blackskepticsla.org/scholarship-application...
  • Contact
  • Sikivu Hutchinson
  • Address
  • 3101 W. 79th Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90043
  • Email Address
  • blackskeptics@gmail.com
  • Application Deadline
  • June 10, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 4
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Four (4) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating LAUSD seniors who will be the first in their immediate families to go to college. Preference will be given to students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented students and/or LGBTQ (system involved youth applicants also encouraged to apply).

    Before completing the online application, make sure you have the following documents ready to upload:
    -A two to three paragraph essay (between 400-700 words) on the following topic: Humanism is based on the belief that every human being should be treated equally regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and disability status. What issue(s) are you passionate about addressing in your community and how might Humanism make a positive difference in creating social change? (Include in your essay if you are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented, group home or system-involved, and/or LGBTQ)
    -A letter or recommendation from an advisor/teacher that includes your participation in school and/or community-based organizations. You can attach a separate page listing your participation in school and/or community-based organizations if you prefer
    -A copy of your admission letter to your two- or four-year college

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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