2019 Virginia T. Dowell Scholarship Application

Applications are now open for our 2019 scholarship! The New York Chapter of National Alumnae Association of Spelman College offers renewable scholarships annually for freshwomen entering undergraduate study at Spelman College, under the “Virginia T. Dowell Endowed Scholarship.”

Applicants must be accepted as freshwomen, plan to attend Spelman College, and live within New York State. Selection is based on scholastic excellence, community activities and financial need.

Applicants must submit completed application forms and supporting materials by Wednesday, July 17th, at 11:59pm. The application MUST BE time stamped on or before the deadline for an applicant to be considered for a scholarship.
It should be noted that an application deemed incomplete by the scholarship committee will not be considered. The candidate must complete this application in its entirety which includes the required information fields, sending all requested materials via email, and the signed scholarship applicant agreement.

Upon receipt of the application, the scholarship committee will utilize the application packages received to select finalists to be interviewed. Applicants will be notified of their application status by Wednesday, July 24th. Further instructions will be sent to those selected for the interview round with the committee in person.

The Scholarship Recipient will be announced via email in early August. All applicants are encouraged to attend the New Student Tea on July 28th regardless of their application status. Scholarships will be sent to Spelman College directly in early August and may be used for tuition, books, laboratory fees, and room and board.