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Herbert Lehman Scholarship

The Herbert Lehman Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Herbert Lehman Education Fund.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2000
Application Deadline: 15-Apr
Requirements: Selection is based upon outstanding leadership potential and evidence of community service. Applicant must be an African-American and a U.S. citizen who is entering a college or university that has an enrollment of African-American undergraduates that is less than eight percent of the total undergraduate enrollment. Preference is given to students planning to attend a southern school that was at one time segregated.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Herbert Lehman Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10013
Phone Number: 212 219 1900 x511

You can find out more by contacting:

G. Michael Bagley
Executive Director

You should always search for any material provided for the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to seek to understand the particular aims of the Herbert Lehman Education Fund and what they hope to achieve with the Herbert Lehman Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, figure out if there is the possibility of actually getting the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Herbert Lehman Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and laborious, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out correctly. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Herbert Lehman Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the money in order to stay informed about if you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Herbert Lehman Scholarship. You might find it challenging to cover the expenses associated with school, and getting the Herbert Lehman Scholarship to assist with your expenses can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Herbert Lehman Scholarship, try not to be upset, there will be alternative scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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