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Josiah E. DuBois, Jr. College Scholarship Essay Contest


This college scholarship essay contest is open to either seniors enrolled in a US accredited high school program, including home schooled students. They may win an award to able applied to their freshman year of college expenses. Students are required to write an essay that describes how you have applied, or would apply, the lessons of the DuBois story to your own life, focusing on core values such as decency, honor, and respect for our common humanity. One entry per student. Essays should be between 500-1,000 words in length. Complete details can be found at:

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students

How to Apply

Contact Ms. Joanna Goodwin
Address 1200 G St, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005