Who Can Apply: The UNCF Social Justice Scholarship is a merit scholarship program for students who are from New York, New Jersey, Vermont or Connecticut who are committed to social justice. Students majoring in criminal justice, political science, pre-law, forensic science, criminology, or a course of study related to preparation for entry to law school will be given preference.
Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria:
*Be African American
*Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
*Reside in or be a permanent resident of Connecticut, Vermont, NY or NJ. One recipient will be chosen from NY, NJ and CT or VT.
*Be a junior or senior during the time of application
*A recommendation form submitted by your intended reference (recommender)
*A statement of career interest that discusses your passion and commitment to social justice
*A current unofficial transcript
Deadline: December 15, 2022