Who Can Apply: College-bound CCSD Nevada seniors planning to attend a Nevada college may apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to those students with financial need. One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500.
Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.
Submission: Essay – 500 words – Often black women are not acknowledged or recognized for their work, efforts, and leadership in socio-political settings among others. Write about a local or national black woman who contributed to a social/political movement, but their work is not discussed nor credited. Explain what this woman has done and how that woman inspires you. Cite any sources you use (sources are not included in word count).
Deadline: January 31, 2019