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Emmett Comer Scholarship

Emmett Comer Scholarship

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High School Senior

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About This Scholarship

The Emmett Comer Scholarship is a scholarship program that was established by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC) in honor of Emmett J. Comer, who was the organization’s first male national president. The scholarship program is designed to provide financial assistance to African American women who are pursuing higher education.

The scholarship is awarded annually to eligible applicants who meet the criteria set forth by the NANBPWC. The criteria include academic achievement, community involvement, leadership potential, and financial need. The amount of the scholarship award varies from year to year, but typically ranges from $1,000 to $2,000.

To apply for the Emmett Comer Scholarship, interested applicants should visit the NANBPWC website and complete the application form. The application deadline is typically in the spring, and the scholarship recipients are usually announced in the summer.

Eligibility Criteria For Emmett Comer Scholarship

The eligibility criteria for the Emmett Comer Scholarship, which is awarded annually to support undergraduate students pursuing a degree in agricultural or related fields, are as follows:

  • The applicant must be a current undergraduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • The applicant must be pursuing a degree in agriculture, agricultural business, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, farm and ranch management, or a related field.
  • The applicant must have completed at least one full year of undergraduate coursework.
  • The applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the agricultural industry, as evidenced by their involvement in extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or work experience in the field.
  • The applicant must submit a personal statement outlining their academic and career goals, their financial need, and how the scholarship will help them achieve their goals.

In addition to meeting these eligibility criteria, scholarship recipients are selected based on their academic achievement, leadership potential, and commitment to the agricultural industry. 

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