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Congresswoman Wilson Encourages Students to Apply for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) is thrilled to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2024 United Health Foundation, Louis Stokes Health Scholarship Program, Ally Financial Law Scholars Program, and Public Policy Scholars Program Scholarships, along with the Stephen Feinberg Scholars Program and Multi-Year Program Scholarships, CBC Spouses Education Scholarships, CBC Spouses Essay Contest Scholarship, CBC Performing and Visual Arts Scholarships, and CBCF HBCU Scholarship through the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF). The Congresswoman strongly encourages Black students with a passion for any one of these fields to submit their applications.

Congresswoman Wilson stated, “As a lifelong educator and advocate for equal opportunity within education, I understand how vital these scholarships are to so many students nationwide. These scholarships are one step toward breaking the barriers to higher education. If you are a qualified, driven student in Florida, I strongly encourage you to apply!”

These scholarships are available to African American or Black students who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Eligible applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the upcoming academic year at an accredited institution. To meet the criteria, students should maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0, exhibit leadership qualities, and actively participate in community service, among other requirements.

For comprehensive information regarding scholarship qualifications, requirements, and the application process, interested individuals are encouraged to visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website. The deadline for submitting applications for the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is March 31, 2024.