Jack and Jill of America Foundation

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Jack and Jill of America Foundation

1930 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Ph: (202)232-5290
Fax: (202)232-1747
E-mail: [email protected]

National College Scholarship Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to African American students in preparing them to reach their fullest potential through higher education. Focus: General education. Qualif.: Applicants must be African American high

school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who will be pursuing a bachelor's degree at any accredited postsec-ondary institution in the United States. Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on scholastic performance and active community service.

Funds Avail.: $1,500 to $2,500. To Apply: Applicants must submit an essay, resume, academic transcript, letters of recommendation and confirmation of 60 hours or more of active community service. Deadline: March 14.

Remarks: Applicants who are alumni of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. are ineligible to apply for the scholarship. Contact: United Negro College Fund, Inc., 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr., Fairfax, VA 22031.

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