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Working Towards a Brighter Future

The Virginia Beach section offers scholarships to African American students or students of African-descent that are High School Seniors who have excelled academically and plan to pursue a college degree.

Scholarships: Welcome

Completed application must be e-mailed to or mailed to the Virginia Beach Section of NCNW, Post Office Box 64793, 1225 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9998 by March 20, 2020.

Scholarships: List


  • Must be an African American or African-descent high school senior attending a public or private high school in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

  • Students must submit an official High School Transcript.

  • Must have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Must be planning to apply to an accredited institution of postsecondary education for the 2020-2021 academic year.


  • Completed scholarship application, postmarked by Friday, March 20, 2020 (Grammatically correct and legible).

  • Minimal GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Completed High School Senior.

  • Official High School Transcript.

  • Essay of 300-350 words (doubled spaced, 12 pt. font TIFF).

  • Photo (Please attach a recent photograph of yourself to this application).

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