Boule Foundation Scholarship
The Boule’ Foundation in partnership with the United Negro College Fund providea annual $4,000 merit-based scholarships to college freshmen students (fall 2020) usually of the African American descent oofering a four-year, accredited, non-profit degree granting colleges and universities of their choice.
Applicants for the scholarship program must meet the following requirement:
- Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
- Be of African-American descent;
- Must be graduating from high school in the spring of 2020, and entering college as a Full-Time Freshmen in the Fall of 2020;
- Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States (from one of the areas indicated below), a resident of London, England, or a citizen of the Bahamas.
a. Area 1: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, London, United Kingdom, Vermont and Virginia.
b. Area 2: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nassau Bahamas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
c. Area 3: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin,
d. Area 4: Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
e. Area 5: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington.
i. Students will need to complete an online application;
ii. Submit 1 (one) letter of recommendation from a high school administrator or teacher (no exceptions);
iii. Indicate participation in extra-curricular activities, academic/civic honors and awards, community service and work experience;
iv. Students must also answer both of the following essay questions:
a.) Describe an experience you have had, a person who has influenced you, or an obstacle you have overcome and explain why this was meaningful to you.
b.) Provide a one-page statement of your career interest.
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