Scholarships

The Sacramento Chapter of the Links, Incorporated gives scholarships and awards annually to graduating high school seniors of African heritage who exemplify academic excellence and exhibit leadership potential. The scholarship committee administers all chapter scholarships, awards funds and selects recipients. The chapter offers varying amounts of scholarships and awards through four programs.

Below are the scholarship programs available, with awards of up to $1000.00 (each)

 

Marjorie Patterson Scholarship
Awarded in honor of the organizer and first president of The Links, Inc., Sacramento Chapter.

Who May apply?
Any graduating high school senior of African heritage who:

  • Has earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Has career goals that require education beyond high school.
  • Preference will be given to those students seeking careers in the performing arts.

 

Wesley O. Bell Memorial Scholarship
Awarded in memory of Wesley O. Bell, son of Mr. & Mrs. Willie and Barbara Bell.

Who May apply?
Any graduating male high school senior of African heritage who:

  • Has earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Has career goals that require education or training beyond high school.

 

John Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Awarded in memory of John Marshall, a SCUSD teacher, who supervised a Sacramento Links project designed to assist at-risk students.

Who May Apply?
Any graduating high school senior of African heritage who:

  • Has earned a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
  • Has career goals that require education or training beyond high school.
  • Preference will be given to those students who seek vocational training.

 

General Scholarships

Who May Apply?
Any graduating high school senior of African heritage who:

  • Has earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Has career goals that require higher education beyond high school.
  • Plan to major in an area other than the performing arts or vocational training.

 

Achievers Scholarships & Awards:
Limited to participants in the Achiever Program.

  • Academic Scholarships: Awarded based on grade point average.
  • Entrepreneur Awards: Awarded based on the total amount of money raised for Beautillion souvenir program ads.

Thank you for your interest in the Sacramento Links Scholarship Application process.  Our application period is now closed.  Please check back in Fall 2014 for new information about our next application period. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

links2scholarship@gmail.com  or write

Sacramento Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
Attention: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 221081
Sacramento, CA 95822

 
 

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