May 20, 2021
The NAACP Creative Sole Scholarship Powered by Vans
WHAT IS THE NAACP CREATIVE SOLE SCHOLARSHIP
- Vans has partnered with the NAACP to create a scholarship program which aims to support African American students by providing monetary support to use towards tertiary education as they pursue a creative career across a variety of disciplines including art, music, journalism, marketing, design, communications, or architecture.
- 50 recipients will be named as a beneficiary of the scholarship program and each will receive $5,000 to use towards their tuition fees for the 2021-2022 school year. The award is renewable for 4 years based on ability to maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
WHO IS ELIGABLE
- Be African American and a member of the NAACP.
- Be currently enrolled full-time or accepted to an accredited college or university in the US.
- Be a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student.
- Possess a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 system.
- Demonstrate interest in pursuing creative careers, i.e., art, music, journalism, marketing, design, communications, architecture or film as examples.
- Be a US resident.
WHEN TO APPLY
- Applications open on May 20, 2021 and close on June 18, 2021. Applications received after 6:00 PM ET on the application close date will not be considered.
- Scholarship winners will be announced August 9, 2021.
WHERE TO APPLY AND LEARN MORE
- To learn more or to apply for The NAACP Creative Sole Scholarship Powered by Vans visit www.naacp.org/creativesole