First Annual Jersey City Minority Freedom Scholarship!!!
DCM is announcing its First Annual Jersey City Minority Freedom Scholarship!!!
250-500 word essay; Microsoft Word (.docx) or PDF; double spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font
Must be written in English with proper grammar and spelling not to exceed the maximum word count
College/ trade school acceptance letter or proof that you have submitted to schools and are awaiting final decisions
Judging will be based on the clearness and clarity of this year’s chosen topic. Judges will not be able to see the names of submitted applicants. Each application submitted will be assigned an applicant ID to ensure anonymity and an unbiased judging system. The finalists may be contacted to answer additional questions. Do not submit work that you have previously submitted to other contests. Please note that any sign of plagiarism will automatically disqualify a contestant. Not abiding by the scholarship’s requirements will also disqualify a contestant. Late submissions will not be considered.
Scholarship Award: Three winners, each awarded $1000 via check made out to the recipient’s name.
The essay should answer the following questions related to COVID-19 pandemic:
How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected you?
How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected the elderly in your life? Provide experiences.
How has the pandemic made you more aware of the capabilities and or limitations of the elderly in your life? How can you be more appreciative or how can you help them out moving forward with this newfound insight?
Winners will be announced by July 1st, 2022, and be presented with their checks during Deliverance Children’s Ministry Inaugural Golfing For Good award luncheon on Thursday, July 28th, 2022.
Chandelier Catering Hall
Where: 1081 Broadway
Bayonne NJ 07002
Time: 6PM – 10 PM
Publicity: By accepting a scholarship prize, the scholarship prize recipients will be asked to use his or her name, voice, and/or likeness in any and all media, worldwide, for the purpose of advertising and promoting the website, the sponsors, the scholarship, or any other promotion or contest without any compensation.
Award recipient responsibilities: Winners will receive $1000 each in their name, using an honor system. The award is to be used for the purpose of helping each recipient with expenses associated with their higher education pursuits. Recipients are required to submit a report by March 1st, 2023 detailing how the award benefited them during their first year of college. Recipients who submit the report by the March 1st deadline will receive an additional $500 for their following year’s studies and will present the 2023 award recipients with their scholarship award at the 2023 award ceremony.