Scholarship Program

A Signature Program of the Sacramento Chapter of the Links Inc.

Over $80,000 Awarded to Students in Scholarships!

Applications are Currently Being Accepted!
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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. Academic scholarships have been awarded to graduating high school seniors for over 20 years. The Sacramento Links have awarded over $67,000 to 49 students in scholarships during the last 4 years. Since inception the program has aided over 260 students with scholarship opportunities. We are pleased to partner with the prestigious Ronald McDonald House Charities® Scholarship Program which match our awards.

Scholarship Recipient Testimonials

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.

Kathleen Pitts Memorial (STEM) Scholarship

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

  • Lives in one of the following California counties: Sacramento, Yolo, Placer or El Dorado.
  • Has earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Has career goals that require higher education beyond high school. Preference will be given to those students who seek STEM majors in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

John Marshall Memorial Scholarship

Awarded in memory of John Marshall, a Sacramento City Unified School District 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 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.

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.

Scholarship Applications Are Currently Closed!

Scholarships

Applications Now Closed

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