2019 Wheeler, Wilson & Johnson

Community Projects, Incorporated

 Scholarship Description & Criteria

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Digital Application Submission

Submissions are currently closed for the 2019 season

Submission Process and Associated Dates

 The Wheeler, Wilson and Johnson Community Projects Scholarships are designed to provide scholarships to high school seniors, graduating and entering college.

Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • A written/ digitally submitted application (including an essay)

  • Two written recommendations (one from a school official/one from community leader or workplace employer)

  • School Official Form

  • Official High School Transcript

  • Community Service

  • Academic Performance

  • Extra-curricular Activities and Work Experience

  • Application Presentation

For digital submission, please make sure the following are completed before starting the application process:

  • Typed Essay (Please see essay question in Additional Forms)

  • Two written recommendations 

  • School Official Form

  • Official High School Transcript

  • Extra-curricular Activities, Community Service, and Work Experience Form

The Scholarship will be awarded to applicants who fit the requirements of the scholarship on the basis of the application package and the personal interview.

 

Applications must be RECEIVED DIGITALLY OR RECEIVED BY MAIL

by, Friday, April 12, 2019.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

 

  • Scholarship Finalists will be notified no later than May 17, 2019 to present themselves for a personal interview before the scholarship committee.

  • The scholarship recipients MUST attend the Final Rites of Passage Ceremony event on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

 

To submit by mail, please send application along with required submission forms to:

Wheeler, Wilson and Johnson Community Projects, Inc.

Attn: Marie Peterson, Scholarship Chairman

P.O. Box 296

Bronx, NY 10469

To digitally submit online, please click to the online application link above. You will be asked to upload additional forms needed for complete submission, towards the end of the application.  Additional forms can be found in the last section of this page.

  

2019 Scholarships' Description & Criteria

   1. Wheeler, Wilson and Johnson HBCU Scholarship: 1 year -  $ 2500.00

  • Preference maybe given for Bronx residency or attending High School in the Bronx

  • Is attending an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) for the 2019-2020 school year

  • Is actively involved in community service

  • Applying for financial aid in addition to receiving this scholarship

   2. Eta Omega Omega Rites of Passage Scholarship: 1 year - $2,500.00

  • Has successfully completed the WWJ Rites of Passage Program

  • Is actively involved in community service

  • Attending a four-year college or university in the Fall of 2019 school year

  • Applying for financial aid in addition to receiving this scholarship

 

   3. Dorothy Sharpe-Hart Memorial Scholarship: 1 Year - $500.00

  •  Has an Individualized Education Plan 

  •  Actively involved in community service

  •  Applying for financial aid in addition to receiving this scholarship

 

   4. Former Basilei Scholarship : 1 Year - $500.00

  • Is attending a community/ junior college or trade school

  • Actively involved in community service

  • Applying for financial aid in addition to receiving this scholarship

 

**** Bessie Johnson Memorial Scholarship: $ 500.00 :  

Awarded to the student with the highest overall average of all recipients of the above four scholarships.

Additional Scholarship Forms