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James Weldon Johnson Scholarship

Scholarship Details

The James Weldon Johnson Scholarship powered by Phi Beta Sigma is one of many funding opportunities available to Black students through the N-SPIRE Program. We offer need-based and merit scholarships to outstanding and qualified Black students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Through the generosity of our donors, we advance efforts to ensure equity in educational opportunity that prepares students for success in school, work, and life.

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.

Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients:

Dominique Gooden

Kennedy McDonald

Tayess John

Francesca Mitchell

Samiya Henry

Olivia Shareef

Mia Ewing

Tai Sutton

Claudia Chambliss

Cameron Shockley-Okeke

Justin Hall

Devin Freeman-Robinson