2021 Mel Brown McGinnis
Literary Arts Scholarship
This scholarship may be used at any two or four-year College or University
(Trade, Technical and Cosmetology Schools are ineligible.)
African-American senior who aspires to pursue a college degree in literary arts (English Literature, poetry, fiction, journalism, communications, speech, drama, creative writing).
· Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
· Completed online application
· An Official High School transcript and Academic Profile signed and emailed by your high school counselor to Scholarships@arlingtoneducation.org.
· Documented Community Service
· Demonstrated Interest in Literary Arts
· Interview may be required for scholarship finalist
· Application and all supporting materials are due by February 14, 2021
Before you begin the application have the following items available to upload:
Completed Academic Profile signed by your school counselor.
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500 word typed essay, 1” margin, doubled spaced, 12 point - Times Roman font style on the topic:
What role do you see literary arts (English Literature, poetry, fiction, journalism, communications, speech, drama, creative writing) playing in shaping the future of our country, and how do you see yourself fitting into that role?
1. Responsiveness to the question
2. Research and analysis
3. Written communication
Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to your college or university upon receipt of proof of enrollment.
For more information, please contact: Scholarships@arlingtoneducation.org