Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Center Scholarship
Are you an undergraduate student with a major or minor in a program in either the College of Arts & Humanities or the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences?
Do you have an interest in Africana Studies, Criminal Justice & Criminology, History, Law & Society, Political Science, Sociology, Women’s Gender & Sexuality or other similar programs?
Could you benefit from a $2,500 financial scholarship? Then, this opportunity could be for you!
The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Center will award a $2,500 financial scholarship to two undergraduate students through the Quarterman & Keller Foundation, Inc. Social Justice Scholarship Program.
- Download and complete the application.
- Secure two letters of recommendations:
- a GS Faculty member
- personal (high school teacher/counselor or adult leader in any capacity)
- Submit the application and letters of recommendations to Dr. Maxine Bryant at email@example.com
- Be a participant in the TriO Program for first generation students, OR
- Be an undergraduate major or minor in an approved program within the College of Arts & Humanities or the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences. Areas of study may include, but are not limited to Africana Studies or Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Africana Studies.
- Be willing to complete a Gullah Geechee focused research project that will be guided by a faculty member of his/her/their choice. The overarching theme shall be to identify and address ways to create a more equitable and just society – specifically in terms of the challenges faced by local Gullah Geechee communities and government.
- Be willing to present his/her/their research in April, 2022.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on August 20, 2021. Selected applicants will be notified of their award the week of August 30.
Last updated: 8/19/2021