To encourage young people of African descent in our communities to continue their education so they may become better educated citizens. WHO QUALIFIES: Any high school senior of African descent in the metro Milwaukee area including Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, will be considered.

The Scholarship

A one-time award of $500 in any field of study in a college.

Application Process

Applications are available from: Nigerian Community Center, and can be picked up any Friday evening from 7-9 P.M.; NCIM website (www.ncimusa.org ); or by writing to the NCIM President and should cover the following:

  • Biographical Information
  • Transcripts of high school grades
  • areer Goal Statement (approximately 100 words)
  • Honors and Awards
  • Essay on The African American Struggle for Higher Education (no more than 500 words)
  • Letter of recommendation from at least one of the following: guidance counselor, community leader or teacher
  • College Acceptance Letter

All completed applications should be returned to the NCIM Office: 8028 W. Appleton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218

The final selection is made by the NCIM Scholarship Committee with the approval of the NCIM general members. All decisions are final.

NCIM Scholarship Program - updated 02Apr2014

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