Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship 2020

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The Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship was established to assist students who wants to pursue a career in teaching. With this financial support, students will be able to bridge the financial gap and persist with their college education. This scholarship will be disbursed for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Recipients will be notified in writing within six weeks after the closing date.


In order to qualify for the Zenobia V. Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

*Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

*Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA).

* Have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college or university.

*Be a college sophomore (class of 2022) at the time of application, and enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university.

*Be an African American student majoring in elementary or secondary education.

*Be a US citizen.

*As part of the application process, provide proof of 15 hours of completed community service hours, and in each semester thereafter while receiving the scholarship.

*Students who graduated from a DCPS high school are encouraged to apply


To complete an online application, students must submit:

*A one-page personal statement of career interest and goals.

*A current transcript

*One completed reference form verifying participation in community service

*One academic reference form completed by a professor. 

For assistance on how to complete a reference, please click the link at the bottom right of the page.

For more information, contact Yves Pierre at ypierre@uncf.org.  

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