Bryan County chapter NAACP announces scholarship

This year, based on the number of applicants, Bryan County NAACP will be awarding graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA on the 4.0 grading scale, a one-time scholarship of up to $2,000 to cover the cost of educational needs (books, supplies , etc.).

Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited community college or university

According to a press release from the organization, this year’s scholarships will be underwritten by funds generated from the 1st annual Golf Tournament being held at The Ford, Field & River Club on May 5th. For more information about the golf tournament please contact Luella M. Sanders at 912-349-9688 or BryanCountyNAACPscholarship@gmail.com.

Applicants must be a high school graduating senior from Bryan County High School or Richmond Hill High School and must submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words on one of the following topics “What is a challenge (ex: social, political, environmental) that is facing your generation? What are your thoughts on this challenge? Do you have any ideas how it might be solved?” or “What does freedom and equality mean to you?”

Additionally, applicants must complete and submit the application in its entirety before the scholarship deadline of April 15, 2022. NO partial submissions will be accepted. Incomplete or handwritten applications will automatically be disqualified.

The application is located at www.Bryancountynaacp.org. A link to the application is also located on the Bryan County, GA NAACP Branch 5648 Facebook Page. Supporting documents, should be emailed as attachments to bryancountynaacpscholarship@gmail.com or mailed to the address listed below. Hard copy applications will also be available at Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School.

If mailed, only original applications and supporting documents are to be used; altered or re-typed application forms will not be considered. All documents submitted by mail should be sent to the attention of Bryan County Scholarship Committee, ATTN: Luella Sanders, PO Box 1552, Pembroke, GA 31321 and must be postmarked by April 15, 2022.

Donations can be submitted using PayPal at BryanCountyNAACPscholarship@gmail.com

Contributions and gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes; however, they are deductible as an ordinary business expense.

The BCNAACP Scholarship Committee is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and is in no way influenced by race, gender, sexual orientation, nation of origin or any other construct used to categorize individuals.

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