• 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be an incoming freshman or current student
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from the Principal, counselor, instructor, minister, or benefactors of this scholarship
  • Must not have a police record or expulsion record
  • Must have been involved in at least two school activities during the school year or have worked
  • Must have worked during the summer if not involved in extra-curricular activities (i.e. football, band, or other sports)
  • Must not receive any other scholarship or aid greater than $1,000 from any other source other than Pell Grant or basic financial aid
  • First preference is for students whose parents’ income is below the poverty level, and part of the aid he/she is receiving is from a loan
  • Submit a 1 page double spaced request detailing need and demonstrating community service and letter of recommendation to Fortitude Foundation c/o Book Scholarship to P.O. 4011, Montgomery, AL 36104 by August 1, 2021

***Scholarship funds are from the endowment of Dr. Jewell Winlock Henderson, author, and alumna of Alabama State University. Dr. Henderson is also a life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ***

Dr. Jewell Winlock Henderson

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