The Syracuse Onondaga NAACP
Marjorie Carter Scholarship Initiative
2022 APPLICATIONS Available Online
This Syracuse Onondaga NAACP Marjorie Carter Scholarship Initiative is designed for high school seniors who are preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree full time at a U.S. accredited college or university.
The scholarship is a renewable scholarship. Applicants can apply for renewed eligibility for 4 years, for a maximum amount $4,000.00 ($1,000.00 each year). One male and one female student will be selected each year.
- Students must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents of African/ Hispanic descent
- Currently planning to enroll in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Be a member of the Syracuse Onondaga NAACP.
- Exhibit leadership ability.
- Participate in community service activities.
- Provide an official high school transcript.
- Provide a senior photo (or professional attire photo).
- Upload two letters of recommendation from a community leader,
teacher, church leader, guidance counselor, or youth counsel
- Have the ability to apply for the scholarship online.
- Submit a personal statement consisting of 500-750 words on the
- Participate in a 15 minute interview.