The Black Lives Matter Nashua Achievement Scholarship
About the Scholarship:
While more Black students are attending college, educational inequalities are consistently affecting Black communities. On average, Black students graduate with significantly more debt than their white peers. The Black Lives Matter Nashua Achievement Scholarship was created to help support these students by relieving some of this financial burden.
Must identify as Black/African American
Must be a senior at one of Nashua's high schools
Must be applying to attend a 2-4 year institution or training program
This is a one time award of $1,000, which will be awarded to two students.
This application will close on January 4th, 2021. Recipients will be notified in the Spring with the award being disbursed between Summer-Early Fall 2021. Proof of enrollment will be required to receive the award, as it will be mailed directly to the institution.
Interested applicants will be required to write a 300-500 word essay explaining a time they faced adversity and how they overcame/plan to overcome it.