To be eligible for the Anna V. Waters Scholarship, applicants must: be African-American high school seniors planning to attend college, technical or vocational school; have a cumulative, unweighted GPA ranging from 2.0-2.9; and demonstrate a commitment to community, as well as the potential to do well in college, technical, or vocational school. In addition to completing the application, applicants must also submit a transcript and two recommendation letters. Recipients will need to submit verification of enrollment and registration no later than September 15th.
Guided by our resolve to financially support African-American “C” students, the Anna V. Waters Scholarship Fund invests in their postsecondary education. Our strategy is to increase the number of community supporters investing in our scholars’ education and celebrating our students’ worth. Award recipients will be recognized at our annual event in June. Awards may be used for books, fees, or tuition. All scholarships will be sent directly to the institution and dispersed in two equal parts during the fall and spring semesters.