COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION
Black Sports Professionals North Texas is awarding 10 scholarships – five $1,500 (Leadership) and five $1,000 (Community) – to deserving students with ties to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Applicants for these scholarships MUST meet the criteria listed below. The application process for 2023-24 opens on September 1. The deadline to apply is November 15. The scholarship recipients will be announced in December and funds for these scholarships will be distributed to the recipients no later than January 15, 2024.
BSPNTX Community Scholarships Criteria
• Must be either 1) a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in sport management (or sports-related field of study) at a college or university in the greater North Texas area or 2) a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student who is North Texas-area native pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in sport management (or sports-related field of study).
• Maintain a current GPA of 2.5 or higher and provide an official copy of your academic transcript as verification.
• Submit a written essay of 500 words or less sharing an example where you encountered a setback or failure in your role as a student or community leader and how your acknowledged and learned from that experience in the spirit of the Sankofa Principle. How did you reflect on this experience? What steps did you take to ensure that similar mistakes were not repeated in the future? How did this experience align with the principles of Sankofa?