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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


Urban League offers scholarships



The Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals (ULGA-YP) will award five scholarships to deserving African- American students in the metro area.


The scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to seek an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in the fall of 2014.


“The scholarship is awarded to African American high school seniors who will be attending a college or university, and demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, and leadership,” said ULGA-YP Community Service Chairperson Shani Woolard. “The award of $1,000 is to be applied to textbooks, supplies or other educational expenses. Special consideration will be given to potential candidates who participate in ULGA-YP community service events.”


Eligible students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at time of submission. Applicants must complete and turn in an application, essay, two recommendations and transcripts by Monday, June 30. Applications should be mailed to 229 Peachtree St.,N.E., Suite 300, Atlanta. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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