Scholarship Details

Humanitarian Service Award

Application Deadline:

1/31/2023

Requirements:

Outstanding Service to citizens of PA

Purpose:

The Education Committee is charged with conducting FOBA business that is of an educational nature. Its star project is the annual Fannie Lou Hamer - W.E.B. DuBois scholarship contest. This year a $1000 scholarship will be awarded in January.

Eligibility:

Applicant must be a full time, degree-seeking undergraduate student with more than 24 accumulated credit hours and a 3.0 GPA. Additionally student must be enrolled at a Penn State campus at the time of application and in the subsequent Spring semester. In completing this application you affirm that you meet the requirements.

Terms of Award:

Please Submit:

Applicants must include the following:

A complete the online application form

A written respond to one of the two essay prompts

A proposal that identifies a challenge in the African American community

A letter of recommendation from a faculty members and/or professional who can address the applicant’s level of scholarship, interpersonal skills, leadership ability, communication skills, and character. Letter of recommendation must be emailed to info@fobapsu.org by recommender by application deadline.

Online Application:

https://www.fobapsu.org/scholarships