Black Girl Magic Scholarship

College-bound high school seniors in Clark County, Nevada, of Black/African American descent with a 2.5 or higher GPA planning to attend an accredited college or university full-time may apply for this scholarship.

The student may be a senior at a charter or CCSD high school. Preference will be given to students planning to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and those who identify as female or nonbinary. Financial need will be taken into consideration. At least four scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years, for a total of $20,000.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

$5,000.00 - Renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you of Black/African American descent?
  2. Do you plan to attend an HBCU?
  3. If you plan to attend an HBCU, which HBCU will you be attending?
  4. Do you identify as female or nonbinary?
  5. Please explain why you financially need this scholarship.
  6. Please upload a letter of recommendation from an adult (non-family) who can speak to your determination, ability to overcome challenges and/or be successful at the college level.
  7. Please upload your resume, including any community volunteer activities.
  8. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  9. Essay - In at least 500 words, detail the importance of Black role models and the impact representation has on our youth to include how your identity as a Black woman shaped your mindset and life goals.
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