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ACTSO 2022

Write Your Future Scholarship Powered by Lancôme


The Write Your Future Scholarship powered by Lancôme is one of many funding opportunities available to Black students and students of color through the NAACP Inspire Initiatives. This scholarship is intended for Black students and students of color, who identify as female, pursuing an undergraduate degree. 

Through the generosity of our donors, we advance efforts to ensure equity in educational opportunities that prepares students for success in school, work, and life.

Scholarship amount: $10,000

This is not a renewable scholarship opportunity.

Scholarship requirements:

  • Applicant must be a Black student or student of color
  • Applicant must identify as female
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Applicant must be enrolling in an accredited 4-year, tax-exempt academic institution
  • Applicant must be an NAACP member
  • Applicant must be a current participant in an active ACT-SO program
  • Applicant must complete the Write Your Future scholarship application and video prompt submissions through the Inspire Initiatives scholarship portal


Applications for all scholarships have now closed.

Scholarship recipients will be announced in the Summer of 2023. 

Applications are reviewed and scored by the Scholarship 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 Inspire scholarship portal. Decisions of the selection committee are final and cannot be appealed.