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Offered by Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
The Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation Award annually grants $1,000 to a college-bound, African-American high school senior who is from or will graduate from a high school in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The scholarship was established to honor the memory of Craig D. Butler and support deserving inner-city seniors. CDB Scholarships, the sponsor of the scholarship, aims to provide financial aid to African Americans pursuing higher education, especially to those who’ve experienced gun violence. To be eligible, applicants must be African American residents of Philadelphia County or who attend a Philadelphia High School, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and who are entering a two or four-year college/university or accredited vocational-technical school as full-time freshmen.
If you’re a college-bound African-American student who is from or attending a high school in Philadelphia, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation, Inc. was established to honor the life of Craig D. Butler and to continue his legacy of integrity, generosity and service. CDB aims to aid young adults from under-served populations to pursue higher education. Each year, the CDB Scholarship Foundation seeks future high school graduates to offer financial support to as they pursue their dreams in the aftermath of gun violence.
In addition to meeting the below eligibility requirements, applicants must be residents of Philadelphia County or attend a high school in Philadelphia.
High School Senior
In addition to the below application materials, applicants may be required to submit their SAT or ACT scores.
Letters of Recommendation
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