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The Clifton-Whitehead Scholarship (Deadline: May 15, 2016)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Applicants must be graduates of an accredited high school, work or be a resident of Bibb, Houston, Crawford, Twiggs, Jones, Peach, or Monroe Counties. A preference will be given to those students in Bibb County.
  • Award winners must be enrolled as full time students and maintain a minimum 2.0 average.
  • Award winners must be completing their undergraduate degrees. The scholarship is not for those receiving a masters degree or a PhD.
  • Each award winner is required to submit a grade report for the period for which the scholarship is awarded. The report will be considered if the recipient applies for the scholarship again in the future.
  • If an award winner receives a “D” in any class the student will be placed on probation for one semester. A second “D” in the same grading period, or an “F” at any time, terminates the scholarship.

Submission:

  • A short essay response listing all honors and awards you have received in high school and college, a description of your career goals, and any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance.
  • A resume listing your school and community activities, athletics, awards, offices held and other relevant experiences.
  • Your most recent high school or college transcript – you must request this from your current school.
  • Provide one reference who will provide a recommendation. This should come from your academic dean, advisor, counselor or teacher.
  • Family Financial Information – the applicant must submit one of the following:
    • A current, submitted FAFSA Student Aid Report that indicates the value of your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) in the upper right hand corner. If this value is not shown, your application will be considered incomplete.
    • If you did not apply for FAFSA, please submit a copy of your parent/guardian’s most recent IRS Form-1040.

Deadline: May 15, 2016

Amount: $1,000

Learn More: The Clifton-Whitehead Scholarship