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The United Negro College Fund The HBCU Scholarship Fund

The The United Negro College Fund The HBCU Scholarship Fund is a Scholarship sponsored by The United Negro College Fund.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $2000
Application Deadline: 31-Mar-06
Requirements: Applicant must be a current student or incoming freshman at a Historically Black College or University. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and apply to be accepted at an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States. Applicant must be a full-time student. 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. Applicants must posess a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committee, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committe, 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: Three letters of recommendation (other than relatives):One personal reference, one academic reference and one NAACP reference. The NAACP letter of recommendation should be from the Advisor of the Youth Council or College Chapter; member of the Executive Committee of the Branch, Youth or College Chapter; member of the National Board; SCF Trustees; member of the National Youth Work Committee; or NAACP employee, except for those persons who are current members of the Scholarship Committee. Persons submitting letters must specify title and use NAACP letterhead. Recent official transcript of grades. One page essay. Financial Verification Information. Evidence of full-time enrollment or application for full-time enrollment. If selected, verification of enrollment must be furnished.
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 search for the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal comes from first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, seek to understand the driving force for the The United Negro College Fund and their goals for the The HBCU Scholarship Fund. If you are qualified, verify that there is the possibility of actually getting the scholarship. After figuring out that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the The HBCU Scholarship Fund, then it is useful to fill out an application.

An important detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are long and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out properly and in its entirety. You don't want to be denied because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the The HBCU Scholarship Fund confers the award and makes payment of the money in order to stay informed about if you will be able to count on the scholarship to help meet the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on how you can use the The HBCU Scholarship Fund. Recently it has become more burdensome to cover all of your financial needs, and making use of the The HBCU Scholarship Fund can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the The HBCU Scholarship Fund, continue looking, you might find new scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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