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The Sigma Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is committed to the development of America's youth. In addition to engaging in mentoring, education, health & wellness and economic development programs, we feel it is important to aid in developing talented young Americans in pursuit of higher education. Through gifts provided by our community donors and the contributions from members of Sigma Tau Omega, we are pleased to announce the availability of seven (7) $2,500 scholarships and two (2) $1,000 scholarships!
This application is intended for recipients who meet the following criteria:
The Shirley Franklin Tyree Memorial Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2,500 to a student who meets the following criteria:
Applications for both scholarships here: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScAfHMF-4DRW6xPaWps9zzW-fCpZaiV0MHJ8-qGJfDMv8NxFA/viewform
The Light on the Hill Society Scholarship effort began during the 2005 UNC Black Alumni Reunion. Organizers challenges alumni to initially contribute $1,952 each - representing the 1952 class year of Harvey Beech, Carolina's first African-American graduate - to become founding members of the scholarship fund.
For more than 13 years, Carolina alumni and friends have annually made tax-deductible gifts to the fund, ranging from a few dollars to several thousand, the largest being a $350,000 gift from NFL star Julius Peppers '02.
The Light on the Hill Society Scholarship will award ten (10) scholarships to African-American students who will enroll at UNC Chapel Hill for fall 2019.
By providing scholarships to first-year African-American students, this award serves as a tribute to African-American alumni of the 1950s and 1960s who were instrumental in the desegregation of UNC Chapel Hill.
A selection committee will evaluate applicants based on the following:
Application available here: alumni.unc.edu/loth/
The African American Network is a Duke Energy employee resource group of African American employees. The Network identifies developmental growth opportunities for African American employees at Duke Energy and creates value for Duke Energy as a business resource and an organization with solid brand reputation.
Award Amount: $2,000
More information: https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com/ - Search: "African American Network of the Carolinas"
The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
For more information: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline
The Payback Motorcycle Club, Inc is represented by members in Alamance, Durham, Franklin, Halifax, Northampton, and Wake Counties. Our mission is to give back to our communities. We are sponsoring our annual essay/scholarship contest and will be awarding two $500.00 scholarships.
This scholarship is for eligible American American male seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. The winner can use their scholarship to provide funding for any of their college/university needs. More than one student from the same school can apply for this scholarship. The application process includes submitting:
Applications must be postmarked by Monday, April 23th.
Send completed application and materials to:
Jackson Brown, Jr.
Payback Motorcycle Club Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 236
Littleton, NC 27850
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