The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Organization has officially kick off the application for the Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program. The program fund is donated by Northwest Indiana UNCF Inter-Alumni Council.The program is open to all high school senior, a college freshman, a college sophomore, a college junior in Northwest region of Indiana. The UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students. The program provides up to $5,000 award amount to a deserving student.
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to their nation.
- The applicant must have minimum GPA 2.5
- The applicant must ethnicities- African-American/Black
- The applicant must be U.S. citizen, U.S. national or have permanent resident
- The applicant must be high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, college junior
- Students who have received this scholarship in the past must re-apply for consideration.
- Students who are permanent residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties are eligible for this scholarship.
How to Apply:
To apply for the program, the applicant can sing up through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1bd6d80d-8575-444b-9c53-d8921ab6c9d8?auto=Apply
Completed application that includes the following:
- Most recent transcript (unofficial is accepted)
- Personal Statement of educational and career goals minimum of 400 words)
- Proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university (if a first-time freshman)
- Two Letters of reference (one from a faculty or and a second from another community member familiar with the students’ performance).https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1bd6d80d-8575-444b-9c53-d8921ab6c9d8?auto=Reference
Financial Aid and Award Money:
Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 need-based scholarship awards to selected applicants from Northwest region of Indiana.
The application deadline is May 31, 2017, 11:59 PM EST.
Link for More Information:
If you have any question, contact to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org