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The Roy Wilkins Scholarship

The The Roy Wilkins Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by The United Negro College Fund.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $1000
Application Deadline: 31-Mar-06
Requirements: Applicant must be an entering college freshman. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and seeking enrollment in an accredited college in the United States. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students. If a student drops below the required full-time status, the Scholarship Selection Committee will adjust the grant received to 50% of the award allocated for that semester. Applicant must possess a grade point average of at least 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committee, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committee, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship. Please submit the following with your completed typed application: Two letters of recommendation (other than relatives): One personal reference and one academic reference. Current official transcript of grades (high school). Copy of application for admission or letter of acceptance from college or university. Copy of NAACP membership card or receipt of membership. Financial Verification Information. One page essay.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

The United Negro College Fund
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone Number: 703 205 3400

You can find out more by contacting:

Kimberly Hall

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone Number: 703 205 3400

One may find it helpful to check out available information on the scholarship. Your best chance of success can be attained by finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. At the outset try to recognize the reason for involvement of the The United Negro College Fund and their goals for the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship. Once that is done, figure out if there is a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. After figuring out that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are lengthy and laborious, but take the time to make sure that your work was done properly and completely. Avoid mistakes that might make you miss out because of carelessness.

After filing, it's important to know when the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship distributes any funds in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the scholarship to help meet the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to take care of all of your financial needs, and obtaining the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the The Roy Wilkins Scholarship, don't give up, there will be alternative scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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