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Title III Scholarship Application Now Available for Eligible Students

Scholarship applications for the National Association of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (NAHBCU) Title III Administrators, Inc. annual scholarship program is available for eligible students. 

The selection criteria includes:

  • Former scholarship recipients are not eligible to re-apply and the opportunity is limited to undergraduates.      
  • Student must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at one of our member institutions and must have completed at least 15 credit hours at the undergraduate level prior to submission.
  • Student must have a (minimum) cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Civic and community involvement and campus leadership activities (to be described in  the required essay and identified by category on the required resume).
  • Letters of recommendation on the appropriate letterhead should reflect the applicant’s involvement in extra-curricular and/or leadership activities, as well as a description of the applicant’s work ethic, initiative, responsibility and his/her creativity.  (Specific examples should be cited).

Scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $1,000 and $500, with a maximum of eight students receiving the larger amount, and remaining winners receiving the smaller scholarships.  A maximum total of $12,000 is available for the scholarships. 

Scholarship applications are available from the Office of the Dean of Students on both campuses and this direct link.

Please visit the Title III Project Director Dayle Barry to review your application. The application form, headshot photo, essay, all official transcripts and letters of recommendation are to be mailed to:

  • Dillard University- Title III Programs Attention: Nichele Harper O’Connor
  • 2601 Gentilly Boulevard , New Orleans, LA 70122
  • Attention: HBCU Title III Scholarship Program
  • You may also submit the application form and essay electronically to

All materials are due by Sept. 23. For more information contact Dayle Barry at or (340) 693-1054.