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LaPorte County NAACP Branch 3061 Scholarship Application

Through generous donations the LaPorte County NAACP is able to provide its first scholarship to two (2) outstanding students. It is the duty of the LaPorte County Scholarship Committee to identify the most qualified candidates to receive these awards. The LaPorte County NAACP does not provide financial aid to individuals, only scholarships through this process.

 

To  apply for the scholarship, print the pdf file below and submit with it:

  • A copy of your current NAACP membership card or application ( application attached in pdf file) .

  • Your Official High School transcript

  • Two (2)Letters of Recommendation

  • A one page essay

  • Evidence of acceptance in college

 

Eligibility Criteria

 To be eligible for the scholarship ALL STUDENT APPLICANTS  must :

  1. Must be a current member of the NAACP.

  2. Be a US citizen and a Michigan City, Indiana resident.

  3. Must be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States,

  4. Financial need is considered based on the federal poverty guidelines (attached in pdf file), but is not a factor that may prevent the applicant from receiving award.

Graduating High School Seniors 

  1. Must be a full- time student. 

  2. Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system.

Scholarship Amount

  • Two (2) Scholarships Are Available 

  • Maximum Scholarship Amount is $1,000.00 

Timeline

  • Monday, December 2, 2019 – Application cycle opens 

  • Monday, February 3, 2020 – Application cycle close 

  • Monday, March 9, 2020 – Winner(s) announced 

  • Saturday, March 21, 2020 – Winner(s) recognized at Trailblazer Scholarship Event 
     
    HOW TO APPLY 
    Complete the following application and mail it to the identified address. Application MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 3,2020. Applications postmarked after February 3, 2020, will not be accepted
     
    GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS 
    Make a copy of the blank application and complete a draft copy first for your records. Prepare the application, take to your principal or guidance counselor so they can complete their part. Submit to the LaPorte County NAACP by the due date. Submit the completed and comprehensive application to: 
     
    NAACP LaPorte County Branch 3061 P.O. Box 755 Michigan City, Indiana 46361 
     
    This application is the first impression you will make upon those who award the scholarship. The NAACP of LaPorte County 3061 scholarship committee is anxious to review YOUR submission.

How to Apply

To apply, download and print PDF file. Mail completed application to: 

LaPorte County Branch 3061

Scholarship Committee

P.O Box 755

Michigan City, IN 46361

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 3rd, 2020. APPLICATIONS POSTMARKED LATER THAN FEBRUARY 3rd, 2020, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.