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Published on November 10th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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100 BLACK WOMEN-COLUMBIA ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RICHLAND ONE 2014 GRADUATES

Columbia, SC, – The Columbia Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. has established two scholarships for two graduating seniors in the Richland One School District.

Interested Richland One students may contact their guidance counselors for the scholarship requirements and an application form. The completed application packet must be postmarked by January 15, 2014.

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 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 is developing 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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