Michigan Black Bar Owners Association Scholarship

Michigan Black Bar Owners Association Scholarship

Apply today @ mbboa.org/scholarship!
DEADLINE: February 16, 2015
Amount: $5,000

The Michigan Black Bar Owners Association Scholarship awards graduates of high school in 2015 who are interested in business and/or the hospitality industry. Awards upward of $5000 will be granted to 5 students to assist with college expenses. The mission of this organization is to​ provide educational scholarships for deserving high school students within the MBBOA membership community; therefore, your contribution will assist us in meeting our mission.


  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Application
  • Head shot picture (please be alone in the picture)
  • 2 page double spaced essay
  • Most recent transcripts


  • High school senior class of 2015
  • Attending an accredited higher learning institution in summer/fall 2015
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Michigan resident

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Apply today @ outreach.usda.gov!

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and are not eligible for noncompetitive conversion to full time employment upon graduation.

However, all USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided. (Note: Specific details of this service requirement will be outlined in the service agreement entered into by the selected Scholar, the University at which the Scholar is matriculated, and the USDA Sponsoring Agency.)

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at select universities.

Black History Moments On Canvas

Black History Moments On Canvas

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McDonald’s Celebrates Black History Moments on Canvas is an exciting art contest that honors the contributions of people of African descent to American and world history. Celebrate Black History Month with metro Detroit McDonald’s restaurant owners who are giving away more than $5,000 in cash prizes and a gallery exhibit featuring the best art about black history. No purchase necessary to enter or win a prize. Void where prohibited by law.

High school students, you can enter for a chance to win with a work of art that you create. Entry is open to Michigan students 13 to 19 years old who are a resident of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Lapeer, Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw and St. Clair counties and who currently are enrolled at and attending home school or a public, private or charter high school.

Submit a photo of your historically accurate artwork depicting a significant figure, moment or event in black history with a completed entry form online or by mail for a chance to win! Fifty semifinalists advance to the final round. Twelve finalists will be selected for first-, second-, third-place prizes and nine fourth place winners along with six honorable mentions.

The contest starts Dec. 15, 2014 and ends Feb. 28, 2015. Winners will be announced during a special event to unveil the artwork in an exhibit at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art in Detroit. You could be part of a gallery exhibit and win money!

For more details and to enter today, go to BlackMomentsOnCanvas.com!