APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 24th, 2017
- African-American high school senior currently enrolled in a Mecklenburg-County School
The first high school senior award is the Links Scholar Award. It is a one-time award in the amount of $2,500 to be disbursed at the beginning of the student’s Fall 2017 college semester. It will go to a student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
The second high school senior award is the Crown Jewels Scholar, which will go to a student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. It is a recurring award totaling $20,000 to be disbursed in an annual amount of $5,000, over a four-year consecutive period, beginning Fall 2017. There is also an essay requirement for the Crown Jewels Scholar.
To be eligible to receive the above two scholarship awards, all applicants must enroll in a four-year college or university upon graduation from high school and must demonstrate a significant financial need. Further details of the scholarship criteria for theses two awards can be found in our online scholarship application.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply here!
More Info: If there are questions or if there is a need for additional information, please e-mail the Scholarship Committee at CrownJewelsLinksScholarship@gmail.com