Dave Covin Scholarship Fund 2024

Dr. David Covin Scholarship Fund 2024

The David Covin Scholarship Fund was established in 2023. The mission of the scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to Black students who are graduates of a Sacramento area high school by the end of the spring term, of 2024

Dr. David Covin, professor emeritus of government and ethnic studies at Sacramento State, is remembered for his many contributions to the university and the wider community. Dr. Covin passed away June 3. He was 82.  Through his outstanding leadership and vision, Sacramento witnessed and benefited from the Sacramento Black Book Fair, Blue Nile Press, Congress of African Peoples’ convenings, the Black Parallel School Board, Sacramento’s first and only Black think tank, The Black Group.

Application due date: Friday, April 12, 2024 by 5 o’clock p.m.

  1. DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Friday, April 12, 2024 by 5:00 p.m.
  2. Awards will be made in May 2024
  3. You will be notified by email, phone, or mail in May regarding the status of your application.

If you have any questions about the application, please call (916) 484-3729 or by email at info@blackparallelschoolboard.com

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BPSB Scholarship 2023

Black Parallel School Board Scholarship Program

Application due date: Friday, April 14, 2023 by 5 o’clock p.m.

  1. DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Friday, April 14, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
  2. Awards will be made in May 2023
  3. You will be notified by email, phone, or mail in May regarding the status of your application.

If you have any questions about the application, please call Lailah Muwwakkil, Black Parallel School Board Scholarship Coordinator. (916) 484-3729 or by email at info@blackparallelschoolboard.com

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BPSB 2022 Scholarship

Black Parallel School Board Scholarship

Application due date: Friday, April 8, 2022 by 5 o’clock p.m.

  1. DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Friday, April 8, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
  2. Awards will be made in May 2022
  3. You will be notified by email, phone, or mail in May regarding the status of your application.

If you have any questions about the application, please call Lailah Muwwakkil, Black Parallel School Board Scholarship Coordinator. (916) 484-3729 or by email at info@blackparallelschoolboard.com

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THE ROSENWALD “ROBBIE” ROBERTSON SCHOLARSHIP

THE SACRAMENTO AREA BLACK CAUCUS (SABC)

THE ROSENWALD “ROBBIE”  ROBERTSON SCHOLARSHIP             

This annual award is made to African American students from the Sacramento area community who meet the standards of academic achievement, community service, and commitment to the African American community exemplified by the life of the late Sacramento City Councilman, Rosenwald “Robbie” Robertson. The scholarship awards for $500.00 each will be awarded on May 2022.

 

Applicants must have graduated from a Sacramento area high school by the end of the spring term, 2021. Applicants must demonstrate a record of service to the African American community, and a record of academic achievement and leadership. This award is available to recent high school graduates and returning college/university  students. Evidence of admission to a higher education institution, or continuing enrollment status in a college/university must be provided. 

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE: March 15, 2022

RETURN TO: SACRAMENTO AREA BLACK CAUCUS, INC

P.O. BOX 5528

SACRAMENTO, CA 95817

You can download the scholarship application.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL:

 SABC (916) 484-5025

e-mail:sblackcaucus4@gmail.com

UNCF Scholarship

UNCF is pleased to announce $20 million gift established the UNCF STEM Scholars Program, an initiative designed to identify and provide financial and academic support to five cohorts of 100 students (a total of 500) who are African-American college freshmen and who aspire to earn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees and pursue careers in STEM fields. Each student will receive a $25,000 scholarship and support toward assuring their success. Visit: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/3c41df47-d142-4e21-8d79-e10bd880a347 OR https://scholarships.uncf.org/

 

First Lady Michelle Obama launches website for Scholarship, College and Financial Aid Resources: The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information for studenl

The Black Parallel School Board (BPSB) is a community organization developed to work parallel to the Sacramento City Unified District Board of Education. Its major responsibility is to support the educational growth and achievement of Black students.

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Our Contacts

4625 44th Street, Rm 5, Sacramento, CA 95820

(916) 484-3729

(916) 453-0622

info@blackparallelschoolboard.com