Harold Hayden Memorial College Scholarship Fund
The National Association of Black County Officials (NABCO) is an organization dedicated to “provide an organizational structure for black county officials to review, share, and develop resources to local and national issues.” Each year, NABCO sponsors the Harold Hayden Memorial Scholarship Fund for both high school and current college students.
This college scholarship consists of a nomination, an application, and an essay.
All eligible students must be nominated by a member of the National Association of Black County Officials.
The scholarship application is available online and must include a transcript (0r some sort of GPA documentation).
Lastly, applicants must compose an autobiographical essay of no more than three pages (double spaced). The essay must cover such topics as volunteer activities, leadership, character, personality, college plans, and goals.
Once the scholarship applications are received, the scholarship committee will judge applicants on:
- Academic record
- Leadership record
- Character and personality
- Personal achievement
- Interest in Government and Politics
- Commitment to Human and Civil Rights
Applications must be postmarked by June 20, 2014 and mailed to :
Harold Hayden Scholarship Fund (HHSF)
National Association of Black County Officials
1090 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005