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Black Wall Street Young Entrepreneurs

Black Wall Street Young Entrepreneurs - is comprised of young entrepreneurs that have a product (s) that is marketed for a profit.  The Young Entrepreneurs will participate in a Financial Literacy and Education Program offered by the Dallas Branch in partnership with The Women's Council of DAREB and upon satisfactorily completing the course, the Young Entrepreneurs will receive a Scholarship that will be deposited into a financial institution for the purpose of growing their business.

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Meet two of Dallas NAACP Branch Black Wall Street Young Entrepreneurs: (I will send under separate cover)

Education Committee Mission and goals Scholarship Qualifications:

Grow Your Vision

Education Committee Mission and goals

INNOVATIVE OUTREACH
Create innovative Outreach programs that engage youth in community and activities that align with NAACP mission.

EXPANSION
Sustain and develop partnerships with community and business stakeholders.  Recruit educational change agents who work to eliminate racial disparities.

STUDENT ADVOCACY
Become a well informed committee of current issues that impact marginalized student achievement.

RESEARCH AND POLICY
Actively remain informed of both state and national education research and local policy changes.

SCHOLARSHIP

Establish, expand and maintain scholarship programming that will increase donors and funding for yearly scholarship cycles.

Each year, the Dallas NAACP in partnership with SSC Services for Education will award (4 ) four $2500.00 scholarships to top young scholars in the Dallas community. In alignment with the SSC Services for Education requirements, the Dallas NAACP Scholarship Committee will award with priority the following scholarship funds:

  1. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a student who will attend Prairie View A&M University.

  2. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a student graduating from DeSoto High School.

  3. Two open scholarships will be awarded to students meeting the general scholarship requirements.

Scholarship Qualifications:
We invite any Dallas County resident who are 2024 high school graduates and interested in being considered for this scholarship to apply. The scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants based on the following criteria:

  • A graduating high school student of color who will attend a four-year college or university

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

  • Involvement in High school extracurricular activities / service

  • Involved in impactful and community service

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