Who Can Apply:
- Be African American/Black, and a US citizen or permanent US resident.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Will be enrolled full-time as a college junior for the 2022-2023 academic year at any accredited 4-year HBCU.
- Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have a demonstrated unmet financial need, as verified by the applicant’s institution.
- Must have a commitment to community service in the health sector, and a desire to specialize in any medical field that impacts womens’ health, with a focus on the health of the Black community.
- Must have participated in at least one (1) service project or event that benefits an underserved demographic of people with periods, between June 2021 – May 2022.
- An official or unofficial current academic transcript.
- An essay which describes the applicant’s participation in a service project or event that benefits an underserved demographic of people with periods, and demonstrates the applicant’s commitment to the health of the Black community.
- One letter of recommendation that is written by a faculty member, advisor, or professor who supervised, led, or participated in the applicant’s (above) service project or event.
Deadline: August 16, 2022
Learn More: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/e83d7472-b3ea-4c45-be82-dbcac33358de