NANBPWC Scholarship Applications
 
National Scholarship Requirements:
  • African American graduating high school senior 
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation
  • Complete the scholarship application form online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Why Education is Important to Me ”
Filing Period: December 1st through March 1st  Application

Deadline for submission: March 1st in the year of graduation

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship Requirements:
  • African American Female
  • College Sophomore or Junior enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Majors in journalism, economics or related field (public policy, creative writing, etc.)
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • United States citizen
  • Complete the scholarship application online
  • Submit a 1000 word essay on the topic: Your Career Plans and their Relevance to the Dr. Julianne Malveaux Program Theme: “Black Women’s Hands Can Rock the World”

Filing Period: December 1st through March 1st  Application

Deadline for submission: March 1st


The Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship Requirements:
  • African American Female – age 35+
  • Undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st
  • Complete the scholarship application online
  • Submit a 500 word essay – Topic: “Challenges to the Mature Student and How I Overcame Them”
  • (Open to residents of the state of North Carolina only)

Filing Period: December 1st through March 1st  Application

Deadline for submission: March 1st


The Houston Sun Scholarship Requirements:
  • African American Female or Male
  • College Sophomore or Junior enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Journalism major (print media)
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • United States Citizen
  • Complete the scholarship application online
  • Submit a 750 word essay – Topic: “Credo of the Black Press”
  • Recipient must be a resident of the South Central District (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, or New Mexico)

Filing Period: December 1st through March 1st  Application

Deadline for submission: March 1st


The Ethel Lee Hoover Ellis Scholarship:
  • African American Female
  • College Sophomore or Junior enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Business major
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • United States Citizen
  • Complete the scholarship application online
  • Submit a 750 word essay – Topic: “Business and Community United”
  • Recipient must be a resident of the Southeast District (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or West Virginia)

Filing Period: December 1st through March 1st  

Deadline for submission: March 1st Application