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NAACP Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

The Flint Branch of the NAACP, serving Genesee County, is pleased to announce its 11th annual scholarship opportunity. Local area youth may apply online at  The deadline to apply is Saturday, January 26, 2019.

The NAACP is a leading advocate of equal access to quality education. In an effort to promote and ensure higher education opportunities for the youth in Genesee County, the Flint Branch of the NAACP has established a scholarship fund.

The NAACP Scholarship Fund is established to assist and encourage young students who are about to enter an institution of higher learning. The funds are acquired through private and community contributions. There are four (4) award categories to the NAACP scholarship; Academic, Community Service, Need Based, and a category for the Non-Traditional Student. Since 2014, Hurley Medical Center has joined the NAACP in granting scholarships for students who are interested in the field of healthcare in any capacity. The NAACP Scholarship and Hurley Foundation Scholarship will be awarded at the NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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