If you attend Stony Brook University, are of African American or African heritage or have displayed an academic focus on and commitment to African issues, then you need to check out these two amazing opportunities for scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. The two scholarships are The Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship and the Richard B. Moore Scholarship. Both scholarship applications must be hand delivered to the Department of Africana Studies no later than 12pm on Friday, April 29th, 2016. So, get started as soon as possible because the next month will go by before you know it!
- The Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship. Award: $1000 for one student or $500 for two. Deadline: April 29th. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, each candidate must be a full-time student with either junior or senior standing, and they must demonstrate an academic focus on and commitment to African issues as well as a commitment to helping others. In addition, the candidate must produce a 1-2 page essay or statement of eligibility as well as 2 letters of recommendation. Please click here for the application and further information.
- Richard B. Moore Scholarship. Award: $500. Deadline: April 29th. For this scholarship, the applicant needs to be a full-time, upper division student of African American or African heritage. In addition, the student must have spent one semester or more in residence at the Stony Brook campus. Lastly, the candidate must produce, a 1-2 page essay or statement of eligibility and 2 letters of recommendation as well as some additional documentation. Please click here for the application and further information.
As previously mentioned, the deadline for both of these scholarships is April 29th! The applications for the scholarships MUST be hand delivered to the Department of Africana Studies no later than 12pm on the due date. Thus, if you’re interested in applying to either or both of these amazing scholarships, then you should get started ASAP! If there are any questions, please call Africana Studies at 631-632-7470, comment below, or message us on our Facebook page. And, as always, stay SAVVY!