UNCF Budweiser Natalie Johnson Scholarship Program was established in August 2020 by Anheuser-Busch in partnership with United Negro College Fund – UNCF, in the name of Natalie Johnson who is a graduate of Fisk University in Tennessee; and currently the first African American female Brewing Director, North America, working at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis.
The program is designed to provide scholarship opportunities to entering college juniors and/or seniors who attend a four-year, accredited, historically black college or university (“HBCU”) in the fall of 2020.
In addition, eligible applicants must:
- Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
- Have a declared major in the following academic disciplines: mechanical, electrical, chemical or industrial engineering; chemistry; marketing; economics; sales; finance; or supply chain logistics.
- Write and submit a 250-500 word essay based on the following question: “Describe how you have positively impacted your community, school or both.”
For award consideration, applicants must submit the online application including current transcript and updated resume by October 30, 2020.
Selected students will receive a one time $4,000 scholarship award in the fall 2020.
The scholarship recipients will be requested to submit, via their cell phone, a thank you video of no more than 60 seconds to UNCF before the funds are sent to their attending institutions.
UNCF will share the recipients' thank you video and contact information with Anheuser-Busch.
For questions, please email Girmu Habte.