This opportunity awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated African-American or Black students receiving an associates, undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degrees. The award varies from $1,500 - $8,200. Students living in or attending school in the District of Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman are encouraged to apply. The Congresswoman’s District Office works in cooperation with CBCF for the promotion, review and selection processes; CBCF is the awarding organization.
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited academic institution
- Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
- Selected applicants will be African-American or black students