Scholarships

“EDUCATION IS THE MOST POWERFUL WEAPON
WHICH YOU CAN USE TO CHANGE THE WORLD.”
NELSON MANDELA

Education

Purpose

The Education Committee plans and implements educational programs and activities sponsored by the organization. This Committee enhances the professional development of chapter members through planned activities or workshops on various topics. It maintains communication with scholarship recipients to determine their current educational status, progress, and academic accomplishments. It offers mentorship and advisement to current scholarship recipients to strengthen and/or enhance their educational achievements. It is our desire that scholarship recipients, upon graduation and after gaining full-time employment, will join NHBW and continue the legacy of helping other youths to achieve.

The purpose of this scholarship award is to recognize and honor African-American female and male students who have demonstrated academic excellence, concern for their community and the Black family, and a desire to continue their studies to completion. The required factors may be demonstrated through participation in religious, community, high school/college, and political activities.

For information or to receive an application by mail, please send a letter requesting an application and include a stamped self-addressed envelope to:

 

National Hook-Up of Black Women Atlanta Metro Scholarship Committee: .

                                                      Atlanta-Metro Chapter

                                                      Scholarship Chair

                                                      P.O. Box  84

                                                      Lilburn, GA 30048

Application is now CLOSED, Please check back for updates. 

NHBW, Inc. "Elaine Davis-Nickens" 2023 Scholarship application.  

 

Deadline: Application for NHBW Atlanta Metro Scholarship 2023 will begin accepting applications beginning December 1, 2022, through April 1, 2023.

 

One $1,000 scholarship will be granted. 

 

Awarded to African American Graduating High School Senior, or undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university.  (Must live in the Atlanta Area).  The eligibility requirements are outlined in the current annual application.  

One  $500 scholarship to a non-traditional student.

 

Adult student over the age of 30, returning to school to improve your career opportunities. (Must be seeking undergraduate degree). Available to Metro Atlanta Students only. 

Atlanta Metro Chapter