May 31, 2019
P.O. Box 41131
San Jose, CA 95160
Eligibility:-Applicants must be Northern California residents of the United States, born in Jamaica or descended from at least one (1) Jamaican parent. Proof of permanent residency or citizenship, and of Northern California residency must accompany the application. To qualify as a Northern California resident, applicants must have lived in Northern California for two (2) or more years. Xerox copies of required documents are acceptable
-Preference will be given to applicants who are members of JAANC or relatives of JAANC members. JAANC Board Members or JAANC members who are related to an applicant shall not participate in the review, evaluation, and determination of scholarship awardees during the year that a relative applies
-Applicants must be part-time or full-time students enrolled at an accredited undergraduate school anywhere in the United States with a GPA of at least 2.75. Applicants from students in accredited graduate programs in Northern California also are welcomed
-Two (2) letters of recommendation must be submitted, one of which must be from a person familiar with the applicant's academic performance
-Applicant must include a personal statement
-Documentation of family income must accompany the application. Acceptable documents are income tax returns, pay stubs, etc.
-Documentation of estimated school expenses must accompany the application. A school acceptance letter or proof of school enrollment must also be provided
-SAT/ACT results and academic transcript/record must accompany the application
-Must provide a photograph
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