The Future is Yours Scholarship

The Future is Yours Scholarship Application

The application window will be open from Nov. 7th – Dec. 15th.
Interviews will take place in late December and the winner will be notified in early January.
*Please note that this scholarship only applies to Sacramento area students and is only applicable to HBCUs.

  • Your Contact Information

  • Education

  • Essay Questions

  • Answers to the questions below should be less than 1,000 words in total.
    1. Explain why you believe an HBCU is the right place for you to seek your college education.
    2. Courage: On a global level the people of Iran have been an inspiration to millions this fall as they take unprecedented risks to stand up against an oppressive regime. Who do you admire for their courage in your family or local community and why?
    3. Resiliency: Life has a bad habit of delivering difficult times at some point to all people. Resiliency is required to work through those difficult times. Please give the committee an understanding of how you have demonstrated resiliency in your life.
    4. If we asked 10 people outside your family to describe you with one sentence, what would be the most likely description we would receive?
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    Accepted file types: pdf.