Application Requirements & Procedure

 

 "Elaine Davis-Nickens "  Scholarship Application is now OPEN!

 

General eligibility requirements for submitting your application and supporting documents

 

Applicants for NHBW, Inc. "Elaine Davis-Nickens" Atlanta-Metro Scholarship must:

 

Step 1:  Review Scholarship Description

Review the Scholarship Description and submit a full application packet.

 

 

Step 2:  Review Requirements

  • Enter an accredited college or university as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior or working adult.

  • Have an accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or better from your previous or present institution

  • Be involved in school and community activities

  • Demonstrate mastery of written communication skills in a 500 to 800-word essay

  • Present auditory skills before the local chapter

 

 

Step 3:  Application Submission Options

Option 1

Complete the Online Application, then mail-in supporting documents.

Option 2

Download the Application and complete it offline. The application must be typed. You may complete it and save, then print to mail in, along with supporting documents.

 

Step 4:  Letters of Recommendation

TO BE CONSIDERED, ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY:

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Complete the application and return to the Scholarship Committee.

  • The application must be accompanied by two current letters of recommendation (please ask the writer to be specific) and written by a school and a community representative.

  • Letters from supervisors and/or copies of certificates of participation from organizations where you performed your community service within the last twelve to eighteen months. (Applicant must have verified volunteer hours) Please be specific about your duties.

 

Step 5:  Official Transcript

Have the last school you attended to submit an official transcript to the address below.

Secure an Official Transcript. Transcripts must be signed and sealed by the school and submitted by mail in the packet of documents that support your application.

Applicants from international high schools, colleges or universities must present official transcripts in English and must have numerical averages or numerical grades converted to an official G.P.A. by the school, college or university.

 

Step 6:  Essay

Applicants must submit a Two-page Essay – Double spaced, typed, using 12 font. (New Times)

  • The essay must contain 500 to 800 words

  • The essay must be typed and double spaced

  • The essay must be written on the following topics

 

Reflect your personal point of view on your most significant challenge or accomplishment and its value to your life. Share your educational goals and professional aspirations, and how this award can help you to achieve these goals.  The essay should tell the NHBW your story on how you will contribute or impact others with your educational and career goals.  Why do you feel you are a good candidate for this award? 

 

 

Step 7: Mail your Supporting Documents

Your full scholarship application packet should include the following:

  • Completed application (submitted online or with your mailed-in packet)

  • Official Transcript

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • Verification of Volunteer hours 

  • SAT/ACT scores

  • Essay

 

SELECTION PROCESS                                                                                           

Finalist may be required to make an oral presentation before the local chapter on Saturday, April 10, 2021.  The Winner will be notified by mail and invited to attend the awards ceremony possibly in May. 

Mail all completed information to The National Hook-Up Black Women Inc.

                                                    Atlanta-Metro Chapter

                                                    Elisa Turner- Scholarship Chair

                                                    5272 Seamus Way

                                                    Powder Springs, GA 30127

 

 

DEADLINE Updated : ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 3, 2021

 

 

 

If you have questions or need additional information call: (770-827-3850)email: Elisa.r.turner@gmail.com.

 

 

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