2022 ELC Graduate Scholarship

Protecting Black Voices Scholarship


The Protecting Black Voices Scholarship was created to support students committed to civic responsibility and community engagement. This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving graduate Black students pursuing an advanced degree in History, Political Science, Communications, Media, Journalism or related fields. This scholarship is open to incoming and current graduate students.

Two (2) scholarship awardees will receive a two-year, need-based scholarship in the amount of $10,000 per year to assist with educational expenses for the upcoming academic year(s). The scholarship will be paid directly to the awardees’ college or university and will be disbursed in equal amounts for the fall and spring semesters. Scholars will be required to resubmit their transcripts and meet the GPA criteria at the end of the academic year to renew the award for the subsequent academic year(s), if applicable.

Scholarship Details

Program Level Graduate (ex: MA, MBA, J.D., PhD)
GPA Requirement 3.0 GPA or higher
Fall 2022 Classification Incoming or current graduate student
Area of Focus History, Political Science, Communications, Media, Journalism
Award Amount $10,000 per academic year
Award Length 2-year scholarship award


For information on each of the ELC scholarships or to apply before the deadline of January 31, 2022 for undergraduates and April 15, 2022 for graduate students, please click below.