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Van's Sisters On Our Shoulders "SOS" Scholarship

Funded by
2 winners, $1,000 each
In Review
Application Deadline
Jul 14, 2024
Winners Announced
Aug 14, 2024
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
School Type:
Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
African American
Field of Study:
Early childhood education, development, or teaching

Working with youth is one of the most impactful ways to make a difference in the world.

The children are our future and deserve quality education, individualized attention, and all of the resources they need to thrive and complete their educational endeavors. Supporting the next generation of early childhood professionals is key to making a lasting impact as they grow older and pursue their own academic and professional goals.

This scholarship aims to support underserved students who are pursuing careers related to early childhood education. 

Any female African American undergraduate or graduate student who is studying early childhood education, development, or teaching at an HBCU may apply for this scholarship.

To apply, tell us about yourself, your career goals, and how this scholarship will help you achieve all of your dreams.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published December 18, 2023
Essay Topic

Please tell us about yourself and what your career goals are in your field of study? How will this scholarship help you achieve these goals?

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Jul 14, 2024. Winners will be announced on Aug 14, 2024.

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