LEAAP, NAACP Offering Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
The League of Educators for Asian American Progress (LEAPP) and the Montgomery County branch of the NAACP are offering scholarships to MCPS students.
LEAAP is offering $2,000 scholarships to MCPS graduating seniors. The deadline to apply is 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14. Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan to major in education, are members of an Asian American club, and/or students who have earned Student Serving Learning (SSL) hours supporting Asian American organizations. An awards ceremony honoring the scholarship recipients will be held on Wednesday, April 29.
The NAACP is awarding $1,000 scholarships to MCPS graduating seniors. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, Feb. 21. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, participate in extracurricular activities and participate in faith-based, religious-based or volunteer activities. The scholarships will be presented during the Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, May 17.