Lockwood/McCree Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Central Scholarship Bureau

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be African American.
  2. Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  3. Must be a resident of Washington D.C.
  4. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for African American residents of Washington D.C. who have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher and unmet financial need. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program in the U.S.

Application requirements for the Lockwood/McCree Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Lockwood/McCree Scholarship is awarded to an African American student from Washington D.C. who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate school in the U.S. This a competitive program; not all applicants will be selected as recipients. All decisions of Central Scholarship Bureau and the Grant Committees are final. Selection is based on a combination of academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications are available on the Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a copy of his/her current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Student Aid Report (SAR) (or the applicant's most recent tax return if his/her FAFSA or SAR is not available); a completed 'Budget Form,' including the student's tuition costs and all known income sources; and an essay addressing the topic listed on the application. The SAR is sent to students once the FAFSA has been processed. Students must file the FAFSA by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. In addition to completing the scholarship application, including all the needed information for the loan application, the applicant must call the CSB office to schedule an interview. Completed online applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
About Central Scholarship Bureau:
Contact Information: Scholarship Coordinator, Scholarship Committee
Address: 1700 Reisterstown Road Suite 220 Baltimore, Maryland 21208-2903

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