The Carter G. Woodson Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have demonstrated a commitment and a passion for life-long learning and community service. The Carter Woodson Foundation Scholarship winner will have demonstrated an ability to overcome adversity and a commitment to helping others. Academic achievement is important, but not the deciding factor in determining awardees.
To be eligible for a Woodson Foundation Scholarship, the Applicant:
1. Attend a high school located in Dane County, Wisconsin.
2. Enroll in and attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university, vocational, or technical school in the Fall of 2018.
3. Be identified as a student from a disadvantaged background. This scholarship is intended for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are historically underrepresented in higher education.
Applicants: High school seniors demonstrating evidence of hard work to overcome obstacles, academic achievement, and community service
Due: March 15th, Award: 4 years of undergraduate education