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Black Scholars Endowed Scholarship (Deadline: January 8, 2016)

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Who Can Apply: The Black Scholars Endowed Scholarship was established by the Black Alumni Chapter of George Mason University in 2011 to provide funding for undergraduate students from an underrepresented student population with first preference to Black/African Heritage students. The scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student who has completed at least one course within the African-American Studies minor; or has been an active or contributing member of a George Mason University student organization that promotes the advocacy and support of Black/African Heritage students.

  • Full-time undergraduate student (taking at least 12 credits)
  • Undergraduates must have 12 hours completed at George Mason University at time of application
  • First preference given to Black/African Heritage students who have displayed academic excellence, community service, and a commitment to diversity
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • At least one course within the African American studies minor
    • or
  • Active or contributing member of a George Mason University student organization that promotes the advocacy and support of Black/African Heritage students

Deadline: January 8, 2016

Amount: $2,500

Learn More: Black Scholars Endowed Scholarship

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