NAACP 2019 Scholarship Applications – Now Open!

The Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP is offering scholarships to graduating seniors from the Greater New Haven area who have demonstrated academic excellence, community service, and leadership. Some of the indicators of academic excellence, community service, and leadership include, but are not to be limited to, the following:

  • Attainment of a 3.0 or higher un-weighted GPA as of Feb. 2019
  • Verifiable history of volunteerism in community or religious-based organizations
  • Verifiable history of participation in school- sponsored clubs/teams/organizations

We are pleased to offer the following two (2) opportunities for students:

  • Two (2) Dr. Susan Moore Lincoln Scholarships each for $1,000
  • One (1) $1,000.00 Award from Southern Connecticut State University

The scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Greater New Haven NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Omni Hotel. Scholarship recipients must attend the dinner.

The enclosed application must be completed in full and returned to us postmarked no later than April 5, 2019. The applications can be mailed to:

Greater New Haven Branch of NAACP

Attn: Education Committee

545 Whalley Avenue

New Haven, CT 06511



If there are additional questions, please feel free to contact the NAACP office at:

(203) 389-7275.




 NAACP Scholarship Criteria 2019