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Applications open for 2024 Lincolnite Club scholarship, deadline is May 30

The 2024 National Scholarship Committee of the Lincolnite Club, Inc. is offering financial assistance to eligible students who might qualify for our annual scholarship awards. We are seeking students who have academic potential, as well as those who have made contributions to their schools and communities.

Eligibility requirements for a Scholarship Award are as follows:

  • High School Senior
  • G.P.A. of 2.50 or higher
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities
  • Black Belt Resident or Descendant
  • Engages in community service
  • Participates in extracurricular activities
  • Write a 250-word essay: “What Would Receipt of a Lincolnite Club, Inc. Scholarship Mean to Me”?

Application forms and guidelines for applying for scholarships may be obtained by calling one of the following Scholarship Committee members:

Mr. Linton (Charlie) Rutledge (Chairman) – (323) 756-3066; Los Angeles, CA
Ms. Mary Lue Essex – (334) 683-9811; Marion, AL
Rev. Richard Bryant – (334) 345-0322; Marion, AL
Mr. Thomas J. Miree – (734) 368-0632; Ann Arbor, MI
Mr. Amzie Griffin – (313) 924-6187; Detroit, MI
Mrs. Gladys Moore- (248)352-3664-Southfield, MI
Mrs. Berlean Holland (915) 536-2527, Moreno Valley, CA
Ms. Viola P. Benson (760) 851-3869, Palm Desert, CA

Applications must be completed and returned by mail with a postmark date on or before May 30, 2024. Students and counselors will be notified of selections and awards by mail no later than June 30, 2024. Scholarships will be awarded upon receipt of verification/proof of enrollment of recipients in recognized colleges or universities.