Los Angeles Sentinel offers $500 scholarships to high school seniors

Twenty Ten Talent - Los Angeles Sentinel offers $500 scholarships to high school seniors

Do you know a senior in high school who needs money for college?

Los Angeles Sentinel, Taste of Soul, Mother’s in Action and The African American Unity Center are offering twenty $500 scholarships to students who are heading to college.

Founded by Danny Bakewell Sr. of Bakewell Media, the Taste of Soul street festival is presented by the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper, benefiting the South L.A. non-profit organizations Mothers in Action and the Brotherhood Crusade. The Taste of Soul Los Angeles is a free family-friendly event hosted in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, and 94.7 The Wave.

Scholarship applications are open to high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 grade point average who are eligible to enroll full-time at a four-year university or a community college in the Fall of 2017.

Applicants will need to submit a 500-750 word essay about the importance of community service, demonstrating leadership during their high school years. The deadline to apply is Friday May 5, 2017 and the recipients will be announced on August 1, 2017.

For more information visit tasteofsoul.org/scholarship

Post by Octavia Goredema @OctaviaGoredema

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