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UNCF Achievement Capstone Scholarship (Graduating Seniors, 3.2 GPA or higher)

January 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

AWARD:One–time award ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 which can be used to retire the balance of educational costs of undergraduate study at the recipient’s institution or for future educational expenses.

DEADLINE:Wednesday, January 8, 2020

ELIGIBILITY:

Candidates must be:

  • African American (U.S. Citizen)
  • A graduating senior attending an accredited, four-year, degree-granting HBCU or predominantly black institution and majoring in any academic discipline
  • Nominated by the institution from which the student will graduate (institutions may nominate more than one candidate)
  • High academic performance leading to the eligibility for designation of cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude
  • Demonstrated leadership and campus involvement in ways that honor the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Nominations may include additional requirements and must be accompanied by:

  • An official transcript including the fall grades of the senior year
  • Confirmation of the student’s eligibility for cum laude designation or above
  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae or resume
  • At least two letters of recommendation including one from a faculty member who has worked directly with the nominee in a classroom setting
  • A letter from the nominee that addresses:
    • The ways in which her/his undergraduate career and plans for the future reflect the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
    • Her/his service to the campus and wider communities

Details

Date:
January 8
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.uncf.org/pages/uncf-achievement-capstone-scholarship

Organizer

Dr. Tameka Hobbs
Phone:
305-626-3955
Email:
tameka.hobbs@fmuniv.edu
Website:
https://www.uncf.org/pages/uncf-achievement-capstone-scholarship