Students who are passionate about making a difference in society with their thoughts and actions have another excellent chance to express their views and make a difference. The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial justice is proudly offering its outstanding Charlotte King Scholarship Program. The applicants must be African American or Black residents of Sussex County, Delaware attending a public high school in Sussex County. The fellow must be a student in good standing who will be matriculating into a two-year or four-year non-profit college or university for the 2020-21 academic year.
The motive behind this scholarship is to motivate the students who are interested in making differences in the struggles of people with color. The aim of the firm for inviting these scholarships is to help the deserving students in completing their education by giving them some funds to be utilized to pay the increasing costs of education. The firm wants to empower the young generation and provide them with a platform to express their views and make a difference in society.
The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice is a non-partisan organization that educates, informs, and advocates for racial justice, equality, and fair opportunity. Their goal is to Educate for change through knowledge and understanding of past and current racial issues and conditions, enrich our cultural environment through multi-racial collaboration. They aim to Address racial and criminal injustice and advocate for ways to improve the criminal justice system in Delaware and Collaborate with like-minded groups to challenge structural and systemic racism.
Here is everything you need to know in the table below:
|Organization||Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice|
|Educational Level||High school students|
|Number of Awards||12|
|Application Deadline||April 3, 2021|
|Requirement||Application, Transcript, Essay|
Who May Be Eligible?
If you are willing to apply then go through the requirements given below:
- The applicant must be an African American/Black resident of Sussex County, Delaware, attending a public high school in Sussex County.
- The applicant must be a student in good standing who will be matriculating into a two-year or four-year non-profit college or university for the 2020-21 academic year. The applicant does not need to designate his or her selection of college or university at the time of the scholarship application.
- Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need in a letter from parent, guardian, or student; the letter must be submitted as part of the application materials.
- The fellow must have earned a grade point average of 2.50 or higher.
- The candidate must demonstrate qualities of citizenship and leadership as well as concern for furthering racial understanding and justice.
How to Apply
Only the eligible candidates are welcome to apply. Fellows should download the form and fill it with all the necessary details and requirements with care. No late or incomplete applications will be entertained by the firm. Candidates should provide all the supporting materials with the application to be considered. The application packets and transcript should be sent to Scholarship Program, Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice, PO BOX 306, Lewes, DE 19958. No incomplete information will be accepted.
- A Writing Project of a minimum of 500 words or a Work of Art expressing the theme, “A Just
- Your Resume and A completed SDARJ 2021 Scholarship Application Form, available on the final page of this document should be provided.
- A Statement of financial need in a letter from parent, guardian, or student.
- One letter of recommendation from a person in the community (not a family member).
- A current official transcript in a sealed envelope with the application materials, or forwarded separately by your high school.
Up to twelve students will be selected and awarded with $500. The amount should be utilized to pay the educational requirements of the candidates like Tuition, fees, books, and other verified needs. Students get the opportunity to participate in one or more events (workshops, demonstrations, discussions, for example) on the subject of justice. And in the event(s) sponsored by the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice.
The last date to apply for the program is April 3, 2021. No late or incomplete applications will be entertained. So, be quick to apply.