The Mathews Branch NAACP announced this week the creation of a scholarship in memory of a longtime Mathews County Public Schools teacher and former Mathews NAACP president.
Donations to set up the Beatrice Bobo Scholarship were made by the Thomas Hunter Class of 1964. The $1,000 award will be given to a Mathews resident who identifies as African American or a person of color. Eligible candidates are students accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university, including community colleges, or in an apprenticeship with a recognized labor union.
Eligible applicants can be graduating high school seniors, students currently enrolled in college or apprenticeship, or older adults returning to school who have been accepted into college or apprenticeship. The deadline to submit applications is June 30, 2022.
The recipient of the scholarship will be announced in the fall of 2022. The funds will be awarded for the 2023 spring semester. To receive an application or for more info...
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