Scholarship opportunities with specific deadlines:
Each year NEED awards $5,000 Leadership Scholarships, $1,000 NEED Achiever Scholarships, and other Special Scholarships (amount TBD) to deserving African American graduating high school seniors. In order to be considered for NEED Scholarships, students must first be nominated by their school counselors. Recommended students must have a minmum unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.5, and must also demonstrate leadership and excellence through academic achievement and extra curricular activities, including a committment to community service. Seniors who wish to be nominated for the NEED Scholarships should speak to their school counselors as soon as possible. Nominations are due no later than November 8, 2021. Application packets will be mailed directly to all nominated students.
Deadlines: Nominations due by November 8, 2021. Completed applications due by December 6, 2021.