Grand Council of Guardians, Inc.

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CHARLES B. BILLUPS
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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PURPOSE OF AWARD

The Grand Council of Guardians, Inc. is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified African American third year (Junior) and fourth year (Senior) college students pursuing their first Bachelor’s Degree. It is our desire that through this financial award a student (male or female) may be afforded the opportunity to complete their higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Recipients may use the scholarship to cover costs of tuition, fees, books, room and board, computers, health insurance, general living expenses and other college related expenses.

METHOD OF SELECTION

  1. All entries will be reviewed and selected by the Scholarship Committee.
  2. The winner will be chosen based on adherence to stated guidelines and rubric scores.

RULES FOR SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST APPLICANTS (PLEASE READ)

  1. Applicant must be currently enrolled in a four-year college or university in their third year (Junior) or fourth year (Senior) preferably. However, all applications will be accepted including 2021 High School Graduate applications. (Awards will not be granted until enrolled in an accredited institution of learning).
  2. Applicant must be a United States Citizen Registered Voter.
  3. Applicant must be of good character.
  4. Must be sponsored by an agent in good standing with his/her agency Fraternal Organization for at least two (2) consecutive years co-signed by the President of that Organization.
  5. Applicant must have a recommendation from his/her advisor, or professor.
  6. A current college transcript must be submitted with the application.
  7. A current certified BURSARS receipt, indicating registration and classes.
  8. A current picture. Pictures will NOT be returned.
  9. If selected, First year/Freshman applicants must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award.

All rules must be followed or application will not be accepted.

Deadline is February 28.

2021 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES CEREMONY PRESENTATION TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022.

Please mail your application scholarship application to:

Grand Council of Guardians, Inc.

“Charles B. Billups Scholarship” Committee

P.O. Box 022862, Brooklyn, New York, 11202

Verification of enrollment as a full-time student in an accredited

College/University is required before the scholarship is awarded

2020 Scholarship Winners

Roshell Young

Danielle-Michelle Daniels

Leah Singleton

Paityn Amor Brooks

Chrishon Rios

Jibreel Abdul-Hakim

Keeya Wilson

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