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Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Wright State University.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be an African-American, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, have a minimum composite ACT score of 20 (combined SAT I score of 870), rank in top fifth of graduating class, and have completed college-preparatory course work.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Wright State University
Coordinator of Scholarships
Dayton, OH 45435
Phone Number: 937 775 5721

You can find out more by contacting:

Cathy Bussen
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Phone Number: 937 775 2321

It will help if you check out the background of the scholarship. The best shot of achieving your goal will follow from first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. At the outset identify the driving force for the Wright State University and what they hope to achieve with the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that you have any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be awarded the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be time consuming, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done correctly and completely. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes any funds in order to know whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to manage all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship, don't give up, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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