The NAACP's best-known legal victory was Brown vs. Board of Education, the 1954 Supreme Court ruling outlawing school segregation. The NAACPs lead lawyer in the case was Thurgood Marshall, who later became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Today, equal education in Loudoun County remains at the forefront of our efforts.
The NAACP Loudoun Branch is pleased to announce scholarships to be awarded to students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds, or students of color, in our county who will be graduating in June 2020.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to seniors planning to attend a 4-year institution or community college for a 2-year associate degree.
CRITERIA – STUDENTS WILL BE CHOSEN:
an essay addressing one of four questions;
one counselor recommendation; and
Click here: Application (completed/submitted by student and parent)
a. Attached documentation of community activities and involvement
Click here: Counselor Recommendation Form (student student and parent should sign and submit to counselor for completion and final submission)
Click here: Essay Guidelines (completed by student)
May 31, 2020 Application Deadline
June 2020 Graduation Awards Ceremony
Students recognized and awarded by NAACP