For the 2018 Fall Semester, Black EOE Journal will be offering a $500 scholarship that is available to African – American undergraduate students.
As one of the strongest growing African American publications in our nation, the Black EOE Journal informs, educates, and provides equal opportunity in Corporate America. We provide the latest and most important diversity news spanning every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, B2B trends, noteworthy conferences, business opportunities and role model spotlights. The Black EOE Journal is the ultimate African American Career & Business connection!
We would like you to tell your story in a brief narrative, starting with an introduction about who you are, your interests, and anything else you feel we should know about you. Then, please provide your entry in a 300-500 word essay about your college experience so far, and your future career plans. Graphic or creative presentations are welcome as well.
The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the scholarship to advance in their field, and an overall passion for knowledge.
Scholarship Dates and Submission
When: We are now accepting submissions.
Where: Please send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline:The deadline for submitting essays is August 15, 2018.
You may send us your entry either as a link or attachment to your email. Include your name, mobile phone number and contact information in the email.
To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be: a legal US resident, and either a current (1) student at an accredited U.S.College or University, or (2) an undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to a U.S. College or University. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.
Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans of the following as a valid proof of enrollment via email attachment with your application:
- Unofficial transcript (Applicant must submit by mail an un-opened copy of official transcripts if elected as a finalist).
- Letter from Admissions confirming deposit on school letterhead
- Official enrollment verification form
- Acceptance letter on school letterhead
Additionally, you must:
- Verify you have read and understand the Black EOE Journal School Scholarship requirements
- Submit a readable copy of your entry (only one entry per student is allowed).
- Submit a clear headshot no smaller than 300 pixels (width) of yourself. The image file must be in the following format .PNG or .JPG.
Your application must be emailed no later than the August 15, 2018 deadline. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
The winner will be notified by phone, email and/or U.S. mail after the judging has been completed.
The $500 award will be paid to the winner by September 15, 2018. Students must provide proof of enrollment prior to disbursement of the award.
Use of Award Monies
The award winner understands and represents that the scholarship monies will be sent directly to the winner’s school and shall be used only for education-related purposes, such as tuition, books, etc.
Submissions: All content and creative work become the property of Black EOE Journal upon submission and may be re-posted or displayed online or through any media channels, in whole or part, without notification. When you send email communications to Black EOE Journal, its agents and/or representatives may retain those communications.
By submitting an application, the applicant grants Black EOE Journal, its agents and/or representatives permission to post the applicant’s name, school or university, applicant’s photo, and the winning entry in the company’s website: www.blackeoejournal.com and in other marketing platforms, including but not limited to blog, social media accounts, and related sites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist Black EOE Journal and its agents with any tasks that the company deems reasonable or necessary to help with the above and other promotional activities.