Beaumont Branch NAACP SCHOLARSHIP FORM/APPLICATION
The Beaumont Branch of the NAACP is an organization that encourages young men and women
to achieve excellence through higher education. We support this focus by awarding three scholarships to graduating seniors who will be attending an UNCF College/University, Lamar University and the Lamar family (LIT Beaumont, Orange and Pt. Arthur) and exemplify
academic excellence, strong leadership, and community involvement.
The NAACP Beaumont Scholarship Program is available to students entering and maintaining full time status at an approved, accredited, post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of the current year. Applicants must meet ALL of the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA and deadlines to qualify. Any scholarship award must be applied toward tuition, room, board and, books. Checks will be mailed from the Beaumont office and made payable to the certified institution. Individuals applying for a scholarship must forward one completed application packet to the address below. Application packets must be postmarked no later than April 10th, 2017. Facsimiles and incomplete packets will not be accepted. Award letters will be forwarded to recipients by May 8th, 2017. Mail your complete application packets to:
Beaumont Branch NAACP
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
3260 Washington Blvd.
Beaumont, Texas 77705
Phone: 409- 842-0294
High school student transitioning to higher education at UNCF College/University, Lamar University and the LIT family
Minimum grade point average of 2.5
Plans to attend school for entire academic year, beginning in the fall
Community service within past 12-months with certified documentation
IN PERSON INTERVIEW
Each finalist applicant will be scheduled for an in-person interview at the NAACP Office, 3260 Washington Beaumont, TX. Finalist applicants will be notified of the time and date of the interview.
***Applicants are required to submit a typed and double-space 600 minimum words essay on the following topic. Your essay must be forwarded along with your completed application.
Priorities reveals much about a person’s character, morality, and personality. Share your top three priorities and explain “why they are your top three.”
Official Academic Transcript
Applicants must request an official academic transcript from their high school. Transcripts must be included in the packets.