CBCF Spouses USA Performing Arts Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Sunday
Awarded By:

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 10 awards offered annually
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a full-time student.
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Must be planning to pursue a degree in a field that will lead to a career in the performing arts.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.
  5. Must exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are or will be attending an accredited college or university full-time. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and be planning to or currently pursuing a degree leading to a career in the performing arts.

Application requirements for the CBCF Spouses USA Performing Arts Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter (2)
  • Official Transcript
  • Copy of Federal SAR
  • Photo
  • Resume
  • Sample
Additional Information: Established in the year 2000, the CBC Spouses USA Performing Arts Scholarship program was developed in honor of the late Curtis Mayfield to ensure that students pursuing a career in the performing arts receive the financial assistance to achieve their goals. Preference will be given to applicants who are CBC member constituents.

Award Amount: Up to $3000 per award, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

The online application is available on the Congressional Black Caucus Foundations (CBC) website. During the online application process, the applicant must upload and/or complete the following forms: A personal statement essay from the student (500-1,000 words) that addresses all four (4) of the topics listed on the application in one cohesive essay; Two (2) letters of recommendation (Email addresses will be requested of each recommender for electronic submission of the letter. Hard copy letters will not be accepted.); A copy of the detailed Federal Student Aid Report (SAR); A one-page resume listing extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service and special skills; A recent photograph suitable for publication. The following two documents are to be mailed to the organization and received before the deadline date: Graduating high school seniors must provide proof of enrollment (such as an acceptance letter) into an institution of study for the next fall semester as well as official sealed transcripts from all institutions attended. Freshmen level students must also submit high school transcripts. All online applications and supporting documents must be completed and received by the deadline date. Late applications and materials will not be accepted.
Contact: Ja'net Carter
Address: 1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, District of Columbia 20036

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