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The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

Scholarship Details

This scholarship is in honor of the late Agnes Jones Jackson who was a long time NAACP member from the San Francisco branch.

Scholarship amount: $2,000

Number of awards: 25

This is a non-renewable scholarship opportunity.


Applicants to The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship must:

  • Be a member of the NAACP. If you are not a member of the NAACP yet, join today.
  • Be African American and a U.S. resident.
  • Be currently enrolled full-time or accepted to an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Be a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student.
  • Possess a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 system (undergraduate students)
  • Possess a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 system (graduate students)
  • Be younger than 25 years old by the application deadline.
  • Demonstrate need.
  • Pursue any area of study.

Scholarship timeline

Open Date: May 20, 2021

Close Date: June 18, 2021 at 6 p.m. ET. Applications received after 6:00 p.m. ET on the application close date will not be considered.

Review Period Closes: July 30, 2021

Award Notices: August 9, 2021

Award Disbursed: August 13, 2021- August 20, 2021

Applications are reviewed and scored by the N-SPIRE Committee, NAACP leaders who volunteer their time to read applications, review transcripts, and select recipients for approval. If selected, you will be notified through the N-SPIRE scholarship portal. Decisions of the selection committee are final and cannot be appealed.


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