This award is available for U.S. Colorado students who are high school seniors or high school graduates that have graduated not more than three years prior to application and have not or are not attending college. Students must be a member of the African American race. An applicant with mixed racial and ethnic backgrounds must demonstrate his/her racial identity to be predominantly African American.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
The amount of each award varies. In previous years, the average amount was $5,000 annually. Awards are renewable for four years if the recipient maintains a grade point average of 2.5 or higher per term; has no grades of failure, incomplete, or unsatisfactory; and enrolls full time (12 credit hours or more) every semester.
Applications will be available online from the Sachs Foundation website from Jan. 1 to March 15. Students may also obtain an application from a high school guidance counselor, or may request one in w... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.