Niche College Scholarship

Craig D. Butler Scholarship

April 14, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

This scholarship was established to honor the life of Craig D. Butler and to continue his legacy of integrity, generosity and service. CDB Scholarship aims to aid young adults from under-served populations to pursue higher education. Each year, we will seek future high school graduates to offer financial support as they pursue their dreams in the aftermath of gun violence.

Scholarship Details

  • A one-time award of $1,000
  • Merit-based competition open annually
  • Focuses on students from underserved populations affected by gun violence
  • Award recipient selected in April each year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Residency in Pennsylvania or attendance at a Pennsylvania High School
  • Of African American descent
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Entering a two or four-year college/university or an accredited vocational-technical school as a full-time freshman in the fall

Application Process

  1. Ensure you meet all eligibility criteria
  2. Complete and submit the scholarship application along with all required documents
  3. Await notification of selection in April

All eligible candidates are encouraged to complete and return the scholarship application packet. Applications are distributed annually and are available for download at any time. Scholarship Search