Thomas F. Garrett Negro League Scholarships

SABR's Negro Leagues Committee will award $1,000 scholarships to two high school seniors in its ninth annual Thomas R. Garrett Scholarship essay contest. Students must write a 1,200-word essay answering a question related to one of the Negro League figures who are the namesakes of the scholarships. Eligibility:-Must be a current high school senior-Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application-Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution-Carrying a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of their junior year of high schoolFor 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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