Chesapeake, Va.— The E3 Community Foundation has released its scholarship application for the 2021-2022 academic year. This will be the sixth year—since its formation in 2013—that E3 will award scholarships. Four scholarships up to $1,500 each will be awarded to qualifying African-American students.
“Awarding scholarships is one way we fulfill our mission to educate our community,” said Shelia S. Harrison, E3 Board Chair. “We are honored to be able to provide scholarships to these deserving students.”
The Academic and Community Service Scholarships will be given to qualifying African-American students with outstanding community service and exceptional academic backgrounds. The award recipient must have a minimum 3.0 gpa, be accepted into and plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university, been an active participant with an organization that promotes community service, be a resident of Hampton Roads, and have a demonstrated need for monetary assistance. In addition, the recipient must submit a 300-word essay addressing the topic, “Why are you deserving of the E3 Community Foundation Scholarship, and how will it impact your academic goals?” The scholarship application, details, and requirements are available at cvbdf.org. The completed application packet must be received by midnight on June 1, 2021.
For additional information, please contact E3 Scholarship Chairperson Mary Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-30-Established in 2013, the E3 Community Foundation (formerly CVBDF) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. Its board of directors is comprised on forward-thinking women who actively serve the community and demonstrate leadership through the development of community programs and partnerships with local community supporters and organizations.