Applications for the Herbert Lehman Scholarship Program are now being accepted. Candidates must be the United States citizens. They must be graduating high school senior, first-year student in an accredited four-year college, or a student transferring from an accredited four-year college. No application will be accepted after April 1, 2017.
The “NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund” (LDF) is pleased to announce the Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship to provide financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students who procure a higher education. The program is open to graduating high school senior, a first-year student who is enrolled in an accredited four-year college, or a student who is transferring from an accredited four-year college. The mission of the program is to help talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and want to successfully complete their bachelor’s degree.
The winners of the Herbert Lehman Scholarship will get up to $2,000 per year for four years (a total of $8,000).
Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Graduating high school senior, first-year student in an accredited four-year college, or a student transferring from an accredited four-year college
- Financial need
- Record of academic achievement
- Demonstrated commitment to public service
Only the U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.
Please download and complete the application form at the link below.
April 1, 2017.