Scholarship Applications

Treasure Valley NAACP scholarship requirements:

  1. You must be a senior at a Treasure Valley high school (in Ada, Canyon, Elmore, Gem or Owyhee Counties) or a local student continuing at a higher education institution who graduated from a Treasure Valley high school.
  2. You must have a grade-point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent through the most recent semester or quarter for which there is an official transcript.
  3. You must be interested in pursuing a degree at an institution of higher education. Note: The Micron Foundation Scholarship is for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) seeking degrees. You must indicate and provide a history of your focus in one of these disciplines to qualify for this scholarship.
  4. You must submit your completed scholarship application, an official transcript from your school, and all of the required documentation to the Treasure Valley Scholarship Committee no later than May 31, 2018.

(a) Applications and supporting documentation may be mailed to (5 copies must be mailed):

The Treasure Valley NAACP
Attn: Scholarship Committee Chair
PO Box 8436
Boise, ID 83707

(b) Applications and all supporting documents may be emailed to:
tvnaacpscholarships@yahoo.com

Please note: Official transcripts must be mailed to the scholarship committee for verification, regardless of how all application materials are submitted.

Your application must include the following:

1. Your cover letter of application addressed to the Treasure Valley NAACP
Scholarship Committee, in which you provide the following:

  •  An introduction cover letter
    -    Describe yourself as a person.

-          Explain why you believe you deserve a scholarship.

-          State your activities and community involvement.

-          State all of your awards, achievements, and recognitions you may have earned in high school or college.

-          Inform us of your future academic and/or career goals

-          Explain how you plan to your community better once you finish your educational program.

  1. Your 500-word essay in which you discuss an action or program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) or any of its founders. You must explain how the activity you choose has had a positive impact on civil rights and on your life.
  2. Your official high school or college transcript through the most recent semester or quarter, which shows a grade-point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent on another scale.
  3. A letter of recommendation, addressed to the Treasure Valley NAACP Scholarship Committee, from one of the following: your high school principal, your high school counselor, a teacher, your college academic advisor, a leader of your religious community, the head of a civic or service organization in which you have been active, or another prominent person in your community. This letter must be signed, include the printed name of the letter writer, and include the person’s title and institution. The author of the letter may wish to introduce you, to explain why you are worthy of a scholarship, to discuss your activities and any awards you may have earned in high school or college, and to share any knowledge about your future academic/career goals. You must submit a minimum of two separate letters of recommendation.
  4. Please include a color, close-up, portrait image of you (electronic, JPG or PDF). This image/photograph will be used only to publicize your accomplishments if you are selected to receive a scholarship.

The Scholarship Committee will use the above information to score and award the scholarships. Once the selection is completed and validated, all monies for the scholarship will be written paid to the student and/or to their parents

Treasure Valley NAACP General Scholarship Application 2018

Micron Scholarship Application 2018

 

For questions please contact us at scholarships tvnaacpscholarships@yahoo.com