CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

This opportunity awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated full-time African-American or Black students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees in a variety of fields.

Candidate Requirements
• Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
• Permanent residence or attend academic institution in a CBC Members district
• Preparing to pursue or currently pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degree full-time at an accredited college or university. Current high school seniors are also eligible to apply.
• Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
• Exhibit leadership and be active in community
• Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

Application Materials
• Complete 2-part online application must be submitted by April 28, 2023,11:59 pm ET.
• Video Response: Personal Statement
• 2 Letter of Recommendations
• Transcript(s) – must be directly uploaded into application system Academic Works
• Resume listing work experience, extracurricular activities, honors, community service and special skills
• A recent professional photograph suitable for publication (ie. A graduation or other professional quality photograph in which the dress is formal)

Supplemental Questions
  1. Video Response: Please discuss your academic interests and/or professional goals and how you will make change in your community with your education.
  2. Upload a legible copy of your current transcript in a PDF file. We must be able to read clearly the name of academic institution, student name and information, courses, grades and other information detailed on the transcript (unofficial accepted).
  3. Upload resume in a PDF file listing your employment, community service, academic information, extracurricular activities, honors and special skills.
  4. Upload a recent professional headshot suitable for publication. This photograph will be used in reports and biographies both internally and externally. Photographs should be high resolution, (5000x4000 pixels) and no less than 72 dpi.