The deadline is October 21, 2017 and the award amount is up to $5,000 per student.
The Michael Jackson scholarship is accepting applications for the current academic year through October 21, 2017.
The scholarship, named for the late pop superstar, provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a United Negro College Fund (UNCF) college or university.
The scholarship provides an award up to $5,000 for the recipient, depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College. To be eligible, candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Each application package must include:
- Completed Application profile
- Essay (prompt and instructions located within the appropriate section of the application)
- Transcript (unofficial accepted)
All application materials must be submitted by the October 21 deadline for full consideration. Previous recipients of the award must apply for reconsideration for the current academic year.
For more details and/or to apply, visit www.scholarshipsonline.org/2015/05/michael-jackson-uncf-scholarship.html.