The Roy Wilkins Scholarship

Eligibility: -Applicant must be an entering college freshman-Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and seeking enrollment in an accredited college in the United States-NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable-Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students. If a student drops below the required full-time status, the Scholarship Selection Committee will adjust the grant received to 50 percent of the award allocated for that semester-Applicant must possess a grade point average of at least 2.5 (C+) 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

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