About the Scholarship

Era l. and Frances l. walker scholarship is giving economical assistance to provide educational resources for African-American males to achieve higher academic education. A student must be involved in extracurricular activities and community services also he/she must stand exceptional in academic performance in order to be selected for this fund. 


How to apply?

  • To be considered for this scholarship an applicant must fill and submit an online scholarship application form.

  • In order to access the scholarship application form applicants must create an account with username and password.

  • An applicant must write an essay considering the background and criteria of this scholarship why are you the best candidate to discuss how you share eras values including the importance of family service to your community and the compassionate treatment of others.

  • An applicant should provide official transcripts of the ACT/SAT in order to demonstrate academic performance. a student must also need to give an official document indicating the current institution where he/she is studying.


Award Amount and Deadline:

the scholarship award amount ranges from $500 to $10 000 depending on the size of the particular fund the number of qualified applicants. 

the scholarship deadline is fixed on 1st February 2020. all applicants are required to submit award related documents and application form no later than the given deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be an African-American male.

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Rockford Public Schools high school.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.9 or higher.

  • The applicant must have been actively involved in volunteering and other community services.

  • The applicant must share Walker's values including the importance of family, service to one’s community, and the compassionate treatment of others.