About the Scholarship

The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship

The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship provides scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students who are major in education. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and Graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to get this scholarship. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committee, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committee, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity, are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship.

The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship Amount

  • The award amount for graduate students will be $2,000

  • The award amount for undergraduate students will be $1000

The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship Application Recruitment

  •  Completion of on-line application

  • Official transcript (most recent)

  • Essay – 1 page

  • Letters of recommendation from a teacher or professor in the major field of specialization 

Application deadline for The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship is December 31.2019

 


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen or an eligible noncitizen of the U.S.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college.

  • The applicant must be a member and an active participant of the NAACP.

  • The applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled as full-time.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better if a high school senior graduate or an undergraduate student.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher if a graduate student.