2015 College Scholarships – HBCU Council of Shiloh Baptist Church

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Attention High School Seniors!!
2015 College Scholarships – Plus NEW Awards!
Deadline – January 30, 2015
 
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Mail application to
 
HBCU Council Scholarship Committee
Shiloh Baptist Church,
1500 Ninth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001
 
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Application Deadline
January 30, 2015
 
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Criteria for all awards
Resident of Washington, Maryland, Northern Virginia
Member of a church or community based organization
Community Service Hours (minimum of 40 hours)
Two letters of recommendations (teacher/counselor, pastor/church official, community organization)
Official school transcript
Where required, demonstrate financial need assistance via essay and documentation
 
 
Rev. Dr. Wallace Charles Smith HBCU Scholarship Award ($2,000.00)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 3.5
One page essay on “What I hope to get out of the HBCU educational experience”

HBCU Heritage Scholarship Award ($2,000.00)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 2.5
One page essay on “Why attending an HBCU is important to you”
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance

Carolyn M. Harris HBCU Scholarship Award ($1,000.00)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Member of a musical ensemble (school chorus, church/youth choir instrumental ensemble, etc)
Declared major in music education (vocal/instrumental) performance or applied
One letter of recommendation from your current music teacher
One page essay, “Describe your musical goals in college and beyond” OR
“Music and its importance in society”
 
Michael Amos HBCU Scholarship Award(s) (2 –  iPads)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman or Continuing College Student at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Declared major in engineering or architecture
One page essay “Describe the importance of “green” technology in architecture and engineering” OR
 “Why is it important for African Americans to pursue studies in engineering/architecture?”
 
Evelyn Hider (A&B) HBCU Scholarship Award(s) (2 -$1,000.00 awards)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 2.5
One page essay on “Why attending an HBCU is important to you”
 
Evelyn Hider Continuing Education HBCU Scholarship Award ($3,000.00)
Criteria
Junior or Senior at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Prior recipient of a HBCU Council award
One page essay on “How is attending a HBCU preparing you for your future? ”
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
 
Sanford Booth, Sr. HBCU Scholarship Award ($2,500.00)
Criteria
Incoming Freshman at an HBCU
Minimum GPA of 2.5
One page essay on “Why attending an HBCU is important to you”
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance​