2021 Erma C. Hadley Johnson Scholarship Application

Graduating High School Seniors:

 

It is with great pleasure that the Juneteenth Fort Worth Committee supports the educational goals of the youth in our community. As an expression of our commitment to the youth, we offer a college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has plans to continue their post-secondary education by attending a vocation/training institute, Junior College or College/University of their choice. Scholarship funds will be disbursed by check to the College/University and will be sent by certified mail. We congratulate you on your successes thus far, and celebrate your dedication to your education and academic achievements. 

 

If you plan to submit an application for consideration, please review the following information.

 

All candidates must submit:

  1. An official copy of your high school transcript that notes your GPA

  2. At least three letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or pastor/minister (but not more than five)

  3. Participate in Your Voice Unleashed 2021

  4. A completed scholarship application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  5. A double spaced typed essay of at least 500 words to address the following statement:

 

 “Now that Juneteenth is a national holiday, how can it be used to bring understanding about the affects of systemic racism that exists and help bring healing to America?”

 

Deadline for submitting all requested materials must be post marked by:

Friday, October 15, 2021

 

For any questions regarding the scholarship requirements, please contact:

Dione Sims              (682) 738-6055            unityunlimited@hotmail.com

 

 

 

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Academic & Extracurricular Activities

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Future Plans

Have you been accepted

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Financial Statement

Please Note: An incomplete budget will mean that your application cannot be considered. Show total family income and expenses. 

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Financial Resources:

Brief Statement on Financial Need

Please Upload Candidates  500 Word Essay ( double spaced) addressing the following  statement:

 “Now that Juneteenth is a national holiday, how can it be used to bring understanding about the affects of systemic racism that exists and help bring healing to America?”

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