Mitchell S. Jackson Scholarship (Deadline: September 1, 2016)
Who Can Apply:
- Be an incoming freshman of color who is pursuing a degree in writing, journalism, or a related field;
- Be a U.S. Citizen;
Submission: Essay Question: In his essay “If Black English Isn’t a Language, Then Tell Me What is” author James Baldwin argues language “is the most vivid and crucial key to identity.” Write a 2-3 page essay answering the following question: How has language helped to shape your identity?
Deadline: September 1, 2016