Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

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NAACP South Bend Branch Scholarship


  • Be of African American descent;
  • St. Joseph County resident;
  • Possess a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0;
  • Demonstrate financial need and; 
  • Pursue a degree through a full-time baccalaureate course of study at IUSB;
  • Renewal students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5;


  • One award in the amount of $1,000 for tuition and fees;
  • Award is renewable up to four years of full-time undergraduate study;


  • One new award is given every four years. (The scholarship is renewable and will follow the recipient for up to four consecutive academic years.)


  • Determined by the IUSB Office of Student Scholarships.