Arlington Branch NAACP #7047

Arlington, Virginia 

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Arlington Branch NAACP #7047

Scholarship Program



Return Completed Application to:

Arlington Branch NAACP #7047

Attn: 2020 Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 4528

Arlington, Virginia 22204

For additional information:



JULY 30, 2020

 Arlington Branch NAACP#7047, 2020 Scholarship Program


Criteria for 2020


In an effort to expand young adult engagement and educational opportunities, the Arlington Branch NAACP#7047 and Woody Brittain Foundation are committed to furthering the access of financial support for graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to an institution of higher learning (university, college or trade school). This application establishes guidelines which each applicant must meet before being awarded a scholarship.


A.  With available funds donated by the Arlington Branch NAACP along with public and private donations and the Brittain Foundation, the Arlington Branch NAACP will provide multi-year and one-time scholarships to qualified students who meet established criteria.

B.  Those awardees who receive the Woody Brittain Scholarship are eligible for renewal of their scholarship for three consecutive years following the original award, subject to academic performance and available funding.  

C.  Awardees that do not qualify for the re-occurring scholarship, will receive a one-time scholarship funded by donations from members and local philanthropists. D. All awardees are required to attend a one-day virtual leadership summit sponsored by the Arlington Branch NAACP on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

E.  Last year, Arlington Branch NAACP awarded over $26,000 in reoccurring and one-time scholarships.  

D.  Scholarship awards will be formally announced during August 2020

E.  Scholarships will be made payable to the designated institution of higher learning in September 2020 towards the first semester for academic year 2020-2021 for in-coming and enrolled college students.  Payments will be made directly to the student’s financial account at the college, university or vocational school in the recipient’s name.

F.  The Executive Committee of the Arlington Branch NAACP will select members from the general membership to review, screen and make recommendations on application awardees.