Scholarship for graduating high school senior

The Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP is pleased to announce that they are offering a scholarship to a graduating senior.

The funding for this scholarship is from the Charlottesville/Albemarle Branch of the NAACP and Aramark-Federal Executive Institute. The Scholarship is for an Albemarle/Charlottesville area student who is academically competitive and active in the community. The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to a winner attending a four year college. The student that is selected for this award will be expected to present their essay at the Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet in September.

Individuals expecting to enroll full-time in a 4 year college who are interested in applying for the scholarship must complete the application and return it to the address below by 5:00pm April 15, 2015.

Albemarle-Charlottesville Branch NAACP
P.O. Box 1522
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Complete Applications should include the following items:

_____1. Application: Complete an application coversheet.
_____2. Essay: Write at least a 300 word  essay on the following topic (applicants should have and/or acquire a working knowledge of the NACCP): Is protesting still a relevant aspect of the NAACP? Can Civil Rights be protected/achieved through protest?
____3. Transcripts: high School transcripts should include any and all courses taken with the most recent grades.
____4. School/Community Involvement: List all activities and positions held.
____5. Admittance Letter: Applicants must submit a letter of admittance and/or a letter of intent to attend a 4 year college.
____6. One Letter of Recommendation: Applicants should ask a teacher, school counselor, principal, coach, pastor or employer for a positive recommendation.
All finalist will be interviewed. Interviews are designed to get to know the applicant better. Finalist will be notified by May 4th, 2015.