The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Organization is pleased to announce the Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program. The program fund is donated by Northwest Indiana UNCF Inter-Alumni Council.The program is open to all high school senior, a college freshman, a college sophomore, a college junior in Northwest region of Indiana. The UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students. The program provides up to $5,000 award amount to a deserving student.
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to their nation.
- The applicant must have minimum GPA 2.5
- The applicant must ethnicities- African-American/Black
- The applicant must be U.S. citizen, U.S. national or have permanent resident
- The applicant must be high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, college junior
- Students who have received this scholarship in the past must re-apply for consideration.
- Students who are permanent residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties are eligible for this scholarship.
How to Apply
To apply for the program, the applicant can sing up through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1bd6d80d-8575-444b-9c53-d8921ab6c9d8?auto=Apply
Completed application that includes the following:
- Most recent transcript (unofficial is accepted)
- Personal Statement of educational and career goals minimum of 400 words)
- Proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university (if a first-time freshman)
- Two Letters of reference (one from a faculty or and a second from another community member familiar with the students’ performance).https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1bd6d80d-8575-444b-9c53-d8921ab6c9d8?auto=Reference
Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 need-based scholarship awards to selected applicants from Northwest region of Indiana.
The application deadline is May 31, 2017, 11:59 PM EST.
If you have any question, contact to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org