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Published on November 23rd, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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100 BLACK WOMEN ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2016 GRADUATES

Columbia (SC) – The Columbia Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. has established scholarships for graduating seniors in the Richland School Districts One and Two.

Interested students may contact their guidance counselors for the scholarship information and an application form. The completed application packet must be postmarked by January 15, 2016.

The 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. NCBW consists of thousands of progressive women of African descent who represent more than 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 (SC) Chapter, chartered in March 2014, has identified the critical service issues in the midlands in the areas of health, education, mentoring and economic development and has developed programs to address and meet the needs of families, women and girls of African-American descent in those respective areas.

For more information, please contact the Scholarship Committee at nc100bw.scholar@gmail.com. Scholarship Chairperson is Dr. Regina Carson.

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