Krewe of Harambe - $1,000 Scholarship

posted Sep 21, 2017, 2:47 PM by Keri Miles

The Krewe of Harambe is offering three $1,000 college or technical school scholarships to eligible African American high school seniors. Requirements to apply for this scholarship are as follows:

  • Student must be from a single parent home
  • Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • Submit essay entitled, “How I made It Against all Odds”.
  • Transcript containing 1st 9 weeks grades

The essay must be a minimum of 800 words typed in 12 point font, correctly formatted with proper spelling and grammar.  All entries should be submitted with a cover letter that includes your name, high school, and a current telephone number. Entries should be e-mailed to and to no later than 6:00p.m. Friday, December 22, 2017.  Winners will be notified January 5, 2018 by phone between 3 and 5 p.m.  Selected winners are required to read their essays during the Krewe of Harambe’s Martin Luther King Day Hopes and Dreams Breakfast on January 15, 2018.