Michael Jackson Scholarship 2018

Michael Jackson Scholarship 2018

Are you an African American student? When dreaming of furthering your education, do you envision yourself majoring in performance arts, English, or communications? If you answered yes to these questions, then UNCF just might have the scholarship you’ve been looking for.

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is now sponsoring the Michael Jackson Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all university and college students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

The program provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Provided By: The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Up to $5000
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Study level: University and college level
  • Requirement: Essay and Transcript
  • Application Deadline: September 14, 2018, 11:59 PM EST
  • Winner Announcement: November 2018.

Who May Enter:

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Student as verified by the attending University or College.
  • Residency Status: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
  • Colleges / Universities: UNCF affiliated
  • Academic Classification: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year Senior, Master’s Student
  • Majors: Art, Communications, Early Childhood Education, Education, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History, Humanities, Journalism, Mass Communications, Mass Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography/Video, Physical Education/Health, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Theater Arts/Drama, TV Production, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance

Application Procedure:

To participate, participants need to do an online registration through the given link:  https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/d3330268-16ff-4102-abef-9f8d2571add0?auto=Apply

Required Documents:

In order to have a completed application package, candidates must include:

  • Essay (prompt and instructions located within the  appropriate section of the application)
  • Transcript (unofficial accepted)

Note: All application materials must be submitted by the deadline for full consideration. All previous recipients of this award must apply for reconsideration.

Award Description:

The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College.

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/d3330268-16ff-4102-abef-9f8d2571add0

If you have any questions, please email Kenya Gray at kenya.gray@uncf.org

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