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Bryan County NAACP to award scholarships
Luella Sanders
Luella Sanders

The Bryan County NAACP Scholarship Committee will be awarding two high school graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA on the 4.0 grading scale, a one-time scholarship of $750 to cover the cost of educational needs (books, supplies, etc.). The branch will also be awarding two $1,250 scholarships to high school graduating seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited community college or university in the state of Georgia.

The Scholarship Committee is chaired and founded by Luella Sanders and co-chaired by Adrienne Jackson. 

Applicants must be a high school graduating senior from Bryan County High School or Richmond Hill High School and must submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words on one of the following topics “What are your beliefs on social justice?” or “What motivates you?”

Additionally, applicants must complete and submit the application in its entirety before the scholarship deadline of June 11, 2021. 

No partial submissions will be accepted. Incomplete or hand written applications will automatically be disqualified. The application is located on the Bryan County, GA NAACP Branch 5648 Facebook Page, and will be completed online. All supporting documents, need to be emailed as attachments to Hard copy applications will also be made available at Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School.

If mailed, only original applications and supporting documents are to be used; altered or re-typed application forms will not be considered. All documents submitted by mail should be sent to the attention of Bryan County Scholarship Committee, ATTN: Luella Sanders, P.O. Box 1552, Pembroke, GA 31321 and must be postmarked by June 11, 2021.

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The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

Adrienne Jackson
Adrienne Jackson

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