Who Can Apply: The Salifu Sesay Perseverance Scholarship fund is intended to honor Salify Sesay’s memory by assisting students in the Kansas City area who have demonstrated perseverance in overcoming significant challenges and are pursuing higher education.
- Be graduating high school seniors or current college students who will be enrolled at a two- or four-year colleges/universities or technical schools.
- Continue to attend classes and keep a 3.3 grade point average.
- Submit a 500-word essay that describes how they have persevered and overcome challenges to be successful in school.
- Demonstrate financial need.
Submission: Essay: Describe how you have persevered and overcome significant challenges to be successful in school.
Deadline: April 15, 2020