The Margaret E. Thomas Memorial Scholarship
The Margaret E. Thomas Memorial Scholarship was founded for the sole purpose of exposing children of color to Historically Black College Universities [HBCU’s] to expose them to the rich culture and greatness of these academic institutions through the “HBCU Making Moves Tour”.
The Margaret E. Thomas Memorial Scholarship awards one male and one female who demonstrates an interest in attending an HBCU and are actively involved in pursuing higher education despite facing extraordinary life challenges.
To qualify, students must be a high school junior or senior, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, supply letters of reference from one or more teacher, counselor, mentor or community member.
They must also have/show/demonstrate financial need and submit a minimum of one (up to two) … typed double-spaced page essay answering, “Why I want to go to college and why I want to attend a HBCU”.