Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship Program to Grant Scholarship Awards of up to $6,800by GDN Shared Post May 29, 2013
The Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship program was established to honor the legacy of the renowned actor, Mr. Ossie Davis. Ossie Davis was a writer, actor, activist, director, and producer. He was a well-read thinker, communicator, humorist and humanist who influenced society and cared deeply about the world, the people, and his family.
The program was established by family and friends who understood Mr. Davis’ passion for education and his commitment to the young people who will shape our future.
The Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship program is designed to provide scholarships to African American incoming freshman attending a four- year Historically Black College or University commencing Fall 2012. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity.
For scholarship award consideration, applicants must upload an essay and letters of recommendation to the online application.
Finalists will receive up to a $6,800 need-based scholarship award in the Fall of 2013. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years, provided that students continue to meet the scholarship criteria. For renewal consideration, students will have to re-apply with an updated portfolio each year. For more details and/or to apply, visit:www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/05/ossie-davis-endowment-scholarship.htm. To find other available scholarships, visit: www.ScholarshipsOnline.org. •