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Scholarship Name:
Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus (PLBC) James R. Roebuck Scholarship
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered through the PLBC to minority Pennsylvania students.
Award Amount:
Number of Scholarships:
Ten (10) awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript(s) Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
Two (2) letters of recommendation
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1) Must be a “person of color;” 2) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited college or university for the entire academic year;  3) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 4) Resume required; 5) At least one (1) letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member at applicant’s current or former school; 6) Photograph required; 7) Transcript(s) required; 8) Unofficial transcript(s) accepted.
  • Only the first one-hundred (100) applications will be considered.
  • Resume, letters of recommendation, transcript(s) and photograph MUST be submitted via email to NLT deadline.
  • Recipients MUST attend the scholarship awards presentation in Harrisburg.
Eligibility Requirements:
Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements:
May be a graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student
Category (ies):
Residency, Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus
327 K. Leroy Irvis Office Building
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120

Deadline: April 30, 2022 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).

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