The scholarship is $1000 with funds being made to the recipient selected by the Gerald Scholarship Committee.
The scholarship will be open to male and female students in targeted areas who plan to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5.
Applicants must be affiliated with Horry County, SC or designated religious institutions to include: Cedar Branch Missionary Baptist Church (Loris, SC), Father’s Cup Overflow Ministries (Longs, SC), First Calvary Baptist Church (Durham, NC), First Church of God (Carrboro, NC), Sandy Plain Missionary Baptist Church (Carrboro, NC), and Seigle Avenue First Church of God (Charlotte, NC).
Applicants must submit a transcript, share information related to high school extra-curricular activities and community involvement, answer 1 essay question, and provide 2 letters of recommendation. Official transcripts and letters of recommendation can be emailed to movingforwardcarolina.org.