The Boule' Foundation in conjunction with the United Negro College Fund will provide annual $4,000 merit-based scholarships to entering college freshmen students (fall 2019) of African American descent attending four-year, accredited, non-profit degree granting colleges and universities of their choice.
Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria:
A) Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
B) Be of African-American descent;
C) Must be graduating from high school in the spring of 2019, and entering college as a Full-Time Freshmen in the Fall of 2019;
D) Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States (from one of the areas indicated below)
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.
Area 2: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nassau Bahamas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Area 3: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin,
Area 4: Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
Area 5: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington.
A) Students will need to complete an online application;
B) Submit one letter of recommendation from a high school administrator or teacher;
C) Indicate participation in extra-curricular activities, academic/civic honors and awards, community service and work experience;
D) Students must also answer both of the following essay questions:
1) 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.
2) Provide a one-page statement of your career interest.