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NAACP/Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Scholarship


NAACP/Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Scholarship program was established by UNCF and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a religious organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The scholarship program will provide need-based, renewable scholarships to Black/African American college sophomores enrolled full-time and attending an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. 

Scholarship amount: $5,000

This scholarship is renewable for two more years upon the availability of funds and provided students continue to meet the following eligibility criteria. 


Applicants for this scholarship program must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

  1. Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

  1. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid ("FAFSA") form.  

  1. Have a demonstrated, unmet financial need as verified by their college or university.  

  1. Be enrolled full-time as a sophomore at any UNCF member institution, other accredited HBCU, or any accredited four-year U.S.-based college or university. 

  2. Preference shall be given to candidates at HBCUs who are pursuing undergraduate studies.  


OPEN DATE: 9/21/2021 12:00 AM EST

CLOSE DATE: 11/22/2021 11:59 PM EST