In addition to our Mattie Reynolds Scholarship, there are several major college scholarships opening up for our Black students looking to attend a four-year accredited university. These scholarships showcase our Black youth in areas of academic and leadership excellence. Links to these follow here:
- Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: — Now open / applications due by January 12 / 1 Letter of recommendation / 4 essays / $30,000 awarded over four years: https://jackierobinson.org/scholarship/
- Davis Putter Scholarship — Now open / 2 Letters of Recommendation / 1 Personal Statement / Applications due by April 1 2022 / up to $15,000 per year grant given: https://davisputter.org/apply-for-scholarships/
- Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship — Opens November 30 / applications due by April 1 / $8,000 awarded over 4 years / 1 Letter of Recommendation / Personal Statement / Essay: https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/scholarships/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship/
- Ron Brown Scholar Program – Open Now / Applications due January 9, 2022 / $40,000 over four years / 2 Letters of Recommendation / Essay: https://ronbrown.org/apply/ron-brown-scholarship/
- List of 29 scholarships for African American or Black Students: https://www.goingmerry.com/blog/african-american-scholarships/
Good luck to your students!