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NAACP Scholarships

POISE Foundation is proud to provide scholarship administration for the National NAACP Scholarship Program. Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. The application period opens in mid June and closes in mid July.

There are two scholarships:

I. The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

Must be a current member of the NAACP. Be a US citizen.
Must not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline.
Must be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States.
Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines.

Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students, must be full-time student. Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system.

Graduate Students, may be full or part-time student. Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.

Scholarship Amount, Twenty (20) – Forty (40) Scholarships Available– Maximum Scholarship Amount is $2,000.00.


II. The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students is awarded annually to a male, US citizen who attends an accredited institution in the United States and is majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences.

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

Be a male majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences. Be a US citizen.
Be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines.

Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students, must be full-time student. Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system.

Graduate Students, May be full or part-time student.Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.

Scholarship Amount

Twenty (20) – Forty (40) Scholarships Available– Maximum Scholarship Award is $3,000.00.

Website:
http://www.poisefoundation.org/naacp-scholarships

Deadline:
mid June - mid July

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any level

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:
U.S. Citizen

Last Updated:
July 12, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17