2018 scholarship information from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

2018 scholarship information from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Danielle Barnes

     2018 scholarship information from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation as follows:

  • CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship – Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
  • CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship – Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
  • CBC Spouses Education Scholarship – Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
  • CBC Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program, sponsored by United Health Foundation – students will need to check https://cbcfine.academicworks.com/opportunities for availability
  • CBC Essay Contest Scholarship – Application Deadlines:  April 30, 2018.

Each year, CBCF invites qualified African-American sophomore and junior high school students from the districts of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Members to participate in the Essay Contest and Issue Forum. Students are presented with a topic that embodies some of our communities’ most pressing issues and are asked to write an essay to defend their research, analyses and opinion. Submissions are judged by a special committee of CBC Spouses.
First place winner will receive $1,500; second place will receive $1,000, and third place will receive $750. Winners and their families are also invited to Washington, DC in September to accept their award and attend a panel discussion on the topic during the CBCF 48th Annual Legislative Conference.
This year’s essay question is , “As an African-American high school student, is it more important to choose the path of college readiness or career readiness? Explore at least three reasons that support your choice.”  Details regarding the essay can be found here: www.cbcfinc.org/essaycontest