COMMUNITY

MLW SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY

 

High school seniors and current college students planning to attend college or another form of post-secondary education for the full school year following the submission period are eligible to apply. Eligible institutions include but are not limited to four-year universities, community colleges, institutes of technology, and accredited credential or certificate programs.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be Black/African American

  • Must be planning to attend school in the following school year at an institution within the US

  • Must excel academically; minimum GPA requirement of 3.2

  • Not a previous winner of this scholarship

 

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Applicants are required to submit all of the following:

  • Proof of enrollment for the upcoming school year. Incoming freshmen can provide a copy of the acceptance letter and a supporting document showing they have had communication with the school.

  • Must submit one signed letter of recommendation.

  • Must submit a copy of official transcript.

 

Submission essay 500-750 words on the following topic:


SELECTION CRITERIA

A committee of five diverse individuals will review the applications and essays to determine the best recipient.

 

TIMELINE (REPEATED ANNUALLY)

  • Application opens: October 1

  • Application deadline: June 30

  • Scholarship winners announced: Second Tuesday of August

  • Scholarship checks mailed: By the end of August

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