ELIGIBILITY:1) Current minority and/or female full-time college students seeking an undergraduate degree who reside within the metro Atlanta area.OR2) Current minority and/or female college-bound high school seniors (class of 2018) who reside within the metro Atlanta area.
TIMELINE:Scholarship entries are due by 11:59 pm EDT September 30th, 2017. Finalists will be notified on October 5, 2017. Awardees (and family) should plan to attend the USPAACC Gala to formally accept your scholarship on October 12, 2017 in Atlanta. (Details to be provided to awardees upon notification of award.)
ESSAY CRITERIAApplicants will CHOOSE from the essay topics below and submit ONE essay of 1,000 words or less. Essays will be evaluated by an independent panel of judges on effectiveness in presenting a point of view, thoughtful and creative interpretation of the topic, grammar, and spelling. Essay must be student's original work.