2023 ELC underGraduate Scholarship

Protecting Black Voices Scholarship

ELC_Signature_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 undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in history, political science, communications, media, journalism, or related majors. This scholarship opportunity is open to rising sophomores and juniors.
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 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.

2023 Scholarship Criteria

Institution Type Accredited four-year college
Required GPA 2.7
Fall 2023 Academic Classification Sophomore or Junior
Major History, Political Science, Communications, Media, Journalism or related
Award Amount $10,000/year
Award Length 2 years

2023 ELC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Through the generous support of our corporate partners, The ELC will offer over $1.4 Million in scholarships to Black undergraduate and graduate students.

2023 ELC SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Join our list to receive notifications about our upcoming opportunities for undergraduate students.