The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship

The Negro Leagues Committee (NLC) of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce their essay-writing contest for high school seniors. There will be one $1,000 scholarship and one $500 award for special recognition from SABR and the Crutchfield Foundation.Eligibility:-Current high school senior-Applicant must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of the application-Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of junior year in high schoolApplicants must write an essay of 1,200 words or less for the following question: "Who is Jimmie Crutchfield and why is he significant to Negro League history?" For full details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes