Who Can Apply: The UNCF Social Justice Scholarship is a merit scholarship program for students who are from New York, New Jersey, Vermont or Connecticut who are committed to social justice. Although all majors are encouraged to apply, those students who are political science, criminal justice or in a course of study toward the preparation of law school will be given preference.
Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria:
*Be African American
*Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
*Reside in or be a permanent resident of Connecticut, Vermont, NY or NJ. One recipient will be chosen from NY, NJ and CT or VT.
*Be a junior or senior during the time of application
Students shall submit an online application complete with:
*A letter of recommendation
*A statement of career interest that discusses your passion and committment to social justice and the study of law
*A current transcript (unofficial)
Deadline: January 6, 2021