(4) Sponsored by Dr. Miriam Rossi and Mr. Renato Rossi. The four scholarships, $2,000.00 each, in honour of Dr Rossiís grandmother, Minerva Williams Senhouse. "For more than forty years Aunt Min counseled under-privileged young people in Boston, Mass. USA."
The National Scholarship Fund uses the following criteria to determine scholarship eligibility:
A) Academic achievement,
B) Financial need,
C) Service to the Black and wider communities, and
D) Other unique criteria as determined by scholarship donors (e.g. study of a particular subject; focus on a specific career, etc.)
TIMELINES (subject to change)
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 The application form for the 2016 BBPA National Scholarships will be posted online.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Deadline to submit completed applications for a 2016 BBPA National Scholarship.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Decisions regarding 2016 scholarship recipients will be announced.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 2016 Awards Ceremony, BBPA National Scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be advised.