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Purpose: To provide a scholarship award to a student accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college/university or other post-secondary educational institution with a focus on History or African American Studies. Exceptions can be made for a student taking a History or African American studies course during the year which the scholarship is being awarded.

Award Amount: $250

Criteria:
1. Applicant must be a graduating High School Senior or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the year of the scholarship award.
2. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or above
3. Positive Social Media presence.
4. Submit essay: In a 500 word essay, please answer the following: What does History or African American Studies mean in each of the following:

· Your Life

· Your Community

· Your Country

In other words, how might studying each of these topics empower you? If you are unsure, take a look at the internet. There is power in these subjects. Remember to use quotation marks and cite any sources if you use phrases or sentences from a website or book.

Applications submitted students without the essay will not be considered.

 

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