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The NAACP Creative Sole Scholarship powered by Vans

Scholarship Details

The Creative Sole Scholarship powered by Vans is awarded annually by NAACP to college students majoring in creative fields including art, architecture, English, journalism, music, communications, design, marketing, and photography.

Scholarship amount: $5,000

Number of awards: 50

The award is renewable for 4 years upon condition of your ability to maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher.

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:

Noa Doucette

Uzo Ngwu

Taj Kokayi

Mauranne Vernier

Jaylin Cole

Shaman Aponte

Maxim Waters

Imani West

Tay Marquise

Phillip Cusic

Savannah Toney

Nicholas Austin-Wakefield

Xavier Kent

Chelseia Blair

Daniel Sykes

Jalen Thompson

Victoria Aikens

Sunesis Hamilton

Milana Yarbrough

Hiwot Bekele

SeMaj Musco

Jordan Sain

Darius Scott

Raymond Beasley V

Trinity Jones

Bryce Bermudez

Jayden DeGrace

Austin Trigs

Jelani King-Leverett

Ethan Hart

Brionna McCall

Kennedy Campbell

Jacqueline McClellan

Jermahl Coleman

Haylee Clophus

Jacob Williams

Tré Jones III

Braxton Hart

Kiondre LeMalle

Naia Curry

Larry Davis

Sydney Paschall

Robyn Simpson

Masu McLemore

Ashton Terrell

Marvin Brown

Michael Williams

Ryann Coleman

Donovan Long

Maya Clark