NAACP Scholarships

Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students.  It is the duty of our dedicated Scholarship Committee to determine the most outstanding individuals to receive these awards.  The NAACP does not provide financial aid to individuals, only scholarships through this process.

To apply for NAACP Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship or Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship, go to the POISE Foundation website at:

Prepare to apply by gathering the following materials:

  • Copy of your NAACP membership card or membership application
  • Official transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teachers or professors in the major field of specialization (Willems only)
  • A one-page essay
  • Your student aid report
  • Evidence of acceptance or full-time enrollment