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SVGS Foundation Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship

Offered by Seeking Visions Gaining Success Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 16, 2022
Multiple awards worth

Varies

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

April 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an African American male student planning to attend a Historical Black College or University or currently enrolled full-time? If so, consider applying for the SVGS Foundation Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship! The scholarship is open to current or prospective Black male students at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).

Offered by the Seeking Visions Gaining Success Foundation, the scholarship looks to honor Randy D. Walker II, Alex K. Williams, and Evan C. Wilson, three generous men always willing to help those in need. The VGS Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering, educating, and encouraging African American students. They also look to support the community financially to increase future opportunities. Thus, every year, they award multiple scholarships to help deserving students cover the costs of tuition at their choice of HBCU. If you are a Black male student looking for a scholarship opportunity to help you attend an HBCU, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to Black male students accepted to or currently attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

3.0

Race/Ethnicity

Black/African

Other Category

Men

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials. While the video component is not required, it is strongly encouraged.

400-word essay

3-minute video

Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Seeking Visions Gaining Success Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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