Scholarship Opportunity Announcement

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					         Scholarship Opportunity Announcement

RE: UNCF/Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program

UNCF/Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program was established by the
partnership of the Northwest Indiana Advisory Council (NIAC) and the United
Negro College Fund (UNCF) to financially support African American high
school senior students who must enroll full time at one of the 39 UNCF
member institutions or other accredited four year colleges or universities
commencing Fall 2009.

Applicants must be from the following cities in Northwest Indiana, East Chicago,
Hammond, Gary and Michigan City.

 UNCF/Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program provides up to $3,000
scholarship awards to eligible students with cumulative GPA of 2.50 of better.
For award consideration, students must upload to their online application an
official high school transcript, three (3) letters of recommendations and a one
page typed, double-spaced essay by the deadline of the program, May 31, 2009.

UNCF/Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program online application is open to all
interested and eligible applicants through May 31, 2009 at UNCF website,
http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=361.

First time users must register at https://applyonline.uncf.org/login.aspx.

For more information regarding the UNCF/Northwest Indiana Scholarship
opportunity, contact:

Girmu Habte
Relationship Manager
Program Services
UNCF
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: (703) 205-3475 | Fax: (703) 205-3550