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Published on December 5th, 2017 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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100 BLACK WOMEN ANNOUNCES 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Columbia (SC) Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is offering scholarship opportunities to graduating seniors in Richland One, Two, Five and Fairfield County School Districts. The chapter will award (4) four $1000 scholarships to four 2018 high school graduates at its 4th Anniversary celebration and its Annual My Sister’s Keeper Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Medallion Conference Center.

Interested students are encouraged to contact their guidance counselors for the scholarship requirements and application form. The completed application packet must be returned and postmarked by January 15, 2018.

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is a national organization that began in New York City in 1970 in an effort to continue the successful implementation of socio-economic and political strategies that began in the mid-1960s. The NCBW consists of thousands of progressive women of African descent who represent 60 chapters in 25 states and the District of Columbia and whose commitment to gender equity and socioeconomic advancement drives meaningful change to benefit women of color.

The Columbia Chapter, chartered in 2014, has identified critical service issues in the Midlands in the areas of health, education, mentoring and economic empowerment, for which the chapter has developed programs to address and meet the needs of women, girls and families of African-American descent.

For further information, please contact the Scholarship Committee at nc100bw.scholar@gmail.com .

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