Willie Mae Rawls was a woman of faith and a source of inspiration to her family.
During her life, Willie spread positivity and love through her faith and was the face behind many breakthroughs in her family.
This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Willie Mae Rawls by current undergraduate students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Any undergraduate student studying at an HBCU who is interested in serving others (via community service, volunteer work, their faith, or studies in religion) may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about yourself and how you hope to use your faith to make a positive difference in the world.
Please tell us a bit about yourself and how you plan to make a positive impact on the world through your faith.
The application deadline is Feb 16, 2022. Winners will be announced on Mar 17, 2022.
The scholarship award is $500 per winner.
The winner will be publicly announced on Mar 17, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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