NCBWLI High School Scholarship Application
We are pleased to announce that during the 2017-2018 school year, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter will offer four scholarships ($500 each) to worthy Female High School Seniors of African descent from Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Deadline: applications must be submitted online via this form OR paper form mailed and postmarked by April 13, 2018.

Finalists will be notified for an in person interview scheduled to be held the week of April 23, 2018. You will receive notification of our decisions within the first week of May 2018. Scholarship funds will be released to awardees upon receipt of an official Verification Letter/Form attesting to their enrollment at a college/university. This document may be obtained from the registrar or business office of the college/university.

If you have further questions, please contact the NCBWLI Scholarship Committee at ncbwlischolarships@gmail.com.

Email address *
Scholarship Criteria
To be considered, an applicant for a scholarship from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter, students must meet the following criteria:

1. Be a fourth (4th) year Senior High School Female student of African descent.
2. Be enrolled in a high school in the counties of Nassau or Suffolk.
3. Be a high school senior in good standing.
4. Have applied to a four (4) year college or university.
5. Demonstrate excellent academic achievement (80 average), good citizenship, and participation in school and/or community activities.
6. Each application will only be complete with the following attachments:
a. Emailed copy of high school transcript by Guidance counselor to ncbwlischolarships@gmail.com
b. Personal statement (included in this online application)
c. Two letters of recommendation. One must be from a guidance counselor. The other recommendation letter can come from a teacher, other school personnel, or a community organization representative. Letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from recommender to ncbwlischolarships@gmail.com.

Applications will only be considered if all materials (including emailed recommendations) are received NO LATER than 11:59pm EST on April 13, 2018.

First Name *
Last Name *
Home Address *
Telephone Number *
Name of High School *
Name of Guidance Counselor *
Please list some of your school activities *
Offices held (if applicable)
Honors received (if applicable)
Community Activities *
Special Talents and Interests *
Please tell us about any special activities (school and community service/projects) in which you participate (visual and/or performing arts, international, national or local activities, or activities that involve youth). *
Work Experience *
Your future plans *
What school do you plan to attend (College or University)? *
Intended major *
Feel free to upload a resume (optional). File types can be either doc, docx or pdf
Please provide a personal statement (of at least 100 words) about yourself. Include things about which you are proud, subjects and activities you enjoy and what you hope to accomplish in the future. *
Student acknowledgement and signature *
Required
Please type your full name as an electronic signature *
Please submit two letters of recommendation: one must be from a guidance counselor; the other from a teacher, school personnel, or a community organization representative. These letters must be emailed directly from the recommender to ncbwlischolarships@gmail.com. Guidance counselors should also email the transcript of the student to the same email address.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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