Pearlie M. Westbrooks Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
Erin Branson
$625
1 winner$625
Open
Application Deadline
Apr 15, 2024
Winners Announced
May 15, 2024
Education Level
High School
3
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
State:
Mississippi
Background:
Community service involvement
Education Level:
State:
Background:
High school senior
Mississippi
Community service involvement

A passion for community service is a fundamental characteristic of a student dedicated to societal improvement. This passion fosters responsibility, empathy, and leadership, enriching personal growth and enhancing the academic journey. It is vital to recognize and nurture this passion through scholarships, encouraging more students to engage in community service, thereby shaping a socially conscious future generation.

The Pearlie M. Westbrooks Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of a beloved activist, educator and grandmother. Pearlie was passionate about giving back to her community however she could. This scholarship is open to high school seniors from the state of Mississippi who personify Pearlie's deep-seated passion for community service.

To apply, candidates must submit an essay detailing their participation in community activities.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Bold Points, Essay
Published December 21, 2023
$625
1 winner$625
Open
Application Deadline
Apr 15, 2024
Winners Announced
May 15, 2024
Education Level
High School
3
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

How have you given back to your community thus far? How do you plan to continue to make a difference in your community through your college degree?



400–600 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Apr 15, 2024. Winners will be announced on May 15, 2024.