NAACP 2021 Scholarships

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NAACP MONTEREY COUNTY BRANCH 2021 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

FRANCIS W. MONROE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(4 Year College/University)

VERNA WOOLFOLK-SLOAN MEMORIAL SCHOALRSHIP

(Monterey Peninsula College)

MARTHA & JORDANA HENRY FUTURE TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY

This application is to be used for graduating high school seniors who reside in Monterey County and who will be attending a two-year or four-year accredited college or university OR a graduate student enrolled in a Teacher Credential Program*.  ALL applicants MUST:

  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Be enrolled full-time and maintain 12 or more units in the Fall semester.
  • Be involved in community service projects or activities.
  • Disclose financial need.
  • Receive priority when a member of the NAACP Youth Council.

*Priority will be given to NAACP Youth Council members and/or youth whose parents or legal guardians are members of the NAACP.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Submit a completed scholarship application no later than May 10, 2021. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.  This application can be submitted online at MontereyNAACP.org or printed and mailed to the address below.
  • Provide an official transcript of your high school or college work.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation. Recommendations may be from a current or former teacher/counselor, your pastor, or a community leader.
  • Provide proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university.
  • LATE and/or INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Please select the scholarship for which you are applying.
DD/MM/YYYY

Please select one of the following two questions to compose a 500-word essay.

  1. This nation witnessed the death of a defenseless black man, George Floyd, at the hand of a police officer. Please express how this event has personally influenced your beliefs, intentions or actions and your expectations regarding race relations in our country’s future.
  2. For over a year the world has suffered the pain, constraints, and unforeseen challenges due to the Corona Virus. Please describe how COVID-19 has affected your life and any insights or new understandings you have gained from this life experience.
Write a 200-word biography including your philosophy on the importance of education and giving back to one’s community.
Provide any financial circumstances that exist in your family which will explain your financial need. Include ANY financial sources you may obtain to assist you in completing your college goals.
In a brief statement, add any additional information that you would like the committee to know in considering your scholarship application (i.e., disabilities, special needs, foster care, etc.)
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Provide an official transcript of your high school or college work. (.doc, .pdf, .png, .jpg)
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 2 files.
Submit two letters of recommendation. Recommendations may be from a current or former teacher/counselor, your pastor, or a community leader. (.doc, .pdf, .png, .jpg)
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Provide proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university. (.doc, .pdf, .png, .jpg)