SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2020
APPLICATION DATES: January 17 – March 1, 2020
The Links, Incorporated is an international civic organization of accomplished, dedicated women whose primary focus is working together to meet the needs of persons of African Ancestry.
Our local Chapter, The Madison Metropolitan Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, proudly celebrating 34 years of service in the area, is committed to enhancing the status of African-American people and people of African ancestry through the promotion of educational, cultural, and civic development within the community. Due to the generous contributions of individuals and businesses alike, we have been able to award more than $200,000.00 in scholarships; U.S. Savings Bonds; and Book Store gift cards since the Chapter’s inception in 1985. We annually award these scholarships to college-bound students residing in the Greater Madison and surrounding areas.
Who can apply?
o High School Seniors (Scholarship Applicants Only): College-bound high school seniors of African descent
o College Students: Continuing college students of African descent
All scholarship application materials must be submitted electronically on the 2020 Links Scholarship Application Form by Sunday, March 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
o Click on 2020 Links Scholarship Application Form. Fill in your name and scroll to the bottom to click on “I am a high school senior or college student, and I want to apply for the Links scholarship.”
o Follow the instructions on the form (including a 400-500 word essay entitled, “Why I Think I Should Receive the Madison Metropolitan Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Scholarship”)
o Upload or email the following items to email@example.com with your name in the Subject field:
– Official Copy of High School Transcript OR
– Official Copy of Academic Institution Transcript (if you are already in college)
– Copy of SAT or ACT Score Report
– Photo: Head Shot or high school yearbook photo preferred
– Two Letters of Recommendation (letters from relatives are not acceptable)
– Filled out and SIGNED Parent Permission Photo/Biographical Data Release Form
All scholarship application materials must be electronically submitted no later than Friday, March 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Madison Links at firstname.lastname@example.org