The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) invites applications for Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship to support students who are majoring in disciplines within the Arts and/or History. The student must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution for the 2015-16 academic year and have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship is available only for U.S. students who are permanent resident. Up to 7 scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded. The application deadline is June 24, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in Art or History discipline. The eligible majors include: African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Business, Creative Design, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Culinary, Design, Economics, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Illustration, Industrial Design, International Studies, Journalism, Labor Studies, Mass Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Photography/Video, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations, Religion, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Theater Arts/Drama, Theology, TV Production, Urban Planning/Studies, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance and Women’s Studies.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full time degree program at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution.
Scholarship Provider: The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
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-The student must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution for the 2015-16 academic year and have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
-Minimum GPA: 2.5
-Ethnicities: African American/Black, American Indian – Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American, Caucasian
-Residency status: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
-academic classification: High School Senior, GED, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Master’s Student
Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarships are available only for U.S. students who are permanent resident.
Scholarship Description: Catherine W. Pierce scholarship was established to support students who are majoring in disciplines within the Arts and/or History. Mrs. Pierce had a great interest in helping deserving students pursue the fields of Art or History.
Number of award(s): Up to 7 scholarships will awarded.
What does it cover? The award amount is up to $5,000.
How to Apply: Application should be submitted online. To complete this application you will need:
-To write an essay
-To provide an unofficial transcript
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 24, 2015.