The Charleston Family Trust Scholarship was established in memory of Thomas and Lulu Charleston, as a tribute to their value of education, honesty, hard work, and self-reliance. Both born and raised in the segregated South, the couple struggled financially to pursue higher education and a better life for their family.
Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadline to qualify as we search to make (4) awards of up to $3,000 based upon a students unmet financial need.
For full consideration, students must:
-be African American and legal residents of the United States;
-have a cumulative grade point average of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and submit an uploaded official or unofficial current college academic transcript which demonstrates this GPA.
-have completed a FAFSA and demonstrate a financial need based upon the review of a Financial Aid office official;
-be enrolled currently as a full-time Undergraduate college student at any 4-year accredited institution;
-complete an online application;
-submit a (1) page personal statement;
-submit (1) letter of recommendation, to be submitted by reference via the online form,
For questions, please contact Pia Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org