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Brother Box Scholarships

Brother Box is a non-profit organization that helps Black boys build a strong foundation for success in high school and beyond by supporting their character development, inspiring them to dream big, and encouraging them to be their most authentic selves.

This year, Brother Box is excited to award four, $2,500 one-time college scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements:

Brother Box Scholarships were created to help young Black men achieve their educational dreams in college. Our goal is to help create limitless opportunities for Black boys everywhere. To be considered for a Brother Box Scholarship, you must:

Рbe a senior at a high school in Baldwin County, Alabama on pace to graduate in Spring 2021

– identify as a Black or African-American male

– plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university full-time in the United States in Fall 2021

– have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

– be a United States citizen

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How to Apply:

To apply for a Brother Box Scholarship, you should create an account and apply on our online Submittable application portal linked here. The application deadline is April 15, 2021 at 11:59pm Central Time. Please ensure that your application is complete:

– answer each question accurately

– include a copy of your current academic transcript (official or unofficial)

– submit the email address of a teacher, faculty member, administrator, or mentor who you will have write and submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf

– complete a 500-word essay about what makes you unique and what role authenticity plays in your life, as well as what being awarded this scholarship would mean for you and your goals.

All materials must be submitted online through the submission portal. Emailed or mailed documents will not be accepted. If you have any questions please email Taylor Culliver at taylor@brotherbox.org.

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Terms & Conditions:

The Brother Box Scholarship award must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students’ classes at their primary college or university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in college as full-time students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Enrollment will be verified before the winners are awarded their scholarship funds, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student to be used towards tuition and education-related expenses. Students under the age of 18 at the time of acceptance must have a parent or guardian sign these scholarship award terms & conditions. We will withhold the award for any scholar who no longer meets the eligibility requirements and revoke the award for any scholar who does not maintain the eligibility requirements. Selected recipients will receive instructions from Brother Box on how to receive the award. Failure to complete these steps by the specified deadline will disqualify recipients from receiving the award.