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Poise Foundation - National NAACP Scholarships for African-American Graduate Students

Deadline: Anticipated 5/2020 ( Previous deadline 5/15/2019 )

Scholarships support student members of the NAACP pursuing graduate studies. The scholarships are for one year.

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship for study in any field. Applicant must not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline.

Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students for studies in engineering, chemistry, physics or mathematical sciences.

General eligibility:

  • Be a US citizen.
  • Be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States.
  • Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines.
  • May be full or part-time student.
  • Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.
  • Applicants for the Jackson Scholarship must be members of the NAACP.

Award amount:

  • Jackson Scholarship: $2,000.
  • Willems Scholarship: $3,000.

POISE Foundation
Tel: 412-281-4967
Email: Contact Form



Categories: Social Sciences; Sciences/Engineering/Math; Professional Programs; Fine Arts; Humanities; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; Master's; Early Years of Doctoral Program; Dissertation Research; Dissertation Write-Up; Fellowship/Grant; Underrepresented Students

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