Skip to main content
Person on Laptop - Hero Styled Find Resources

Grit Scholarship

Scholarship Details

The Grit Scholarship will be awarded to deserving college students majoring in Journalism during the 2021-2022 school year.

Scholarship amount: $10,000

Number of awards: 4

This is not a renewable scholarship opportunity.

Scholarship timeline

Applications have now closed. Scholarship recipients will be announced in late August.

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.

The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.

- Ida B. Wells, NAACP co-founder and investigative journalist

Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients:

Imanni Wright

Jada Kirkland

Jasmine Boykin

Maya Phillips

Trent Miles

Makenna Underwood

Makayla Hill

Raven Lawson