Go On Girl Book Club Scholarships for Blacks/Africans
The Go On Girl! Book Club is a USA based and nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization that uses their platform to support authors of the Black African Diaspora.
The Go On Girl! Book Club is a nationally recognized reading club committed to fostering an awareness of and appreciation for the diverse literary works by authors of the Black Diaspora
The Book club scholarship can provide some cushion to pay for college:
Our mission is to encourage the literary pursuits of people of African descent. In this vain, since 1993, we have bestowed our coveted “Author of the Year” award and our “New Author of the Year” award on such talents as Octavia Butler, Gloria Naylor, Valerie Wilson Wesley and Connie Briscoe, just to name a few.
The institution offer the following scholarships to blacks:
Aspiring Literary Scholar Award
- Candidate must be a full-time freshman, sophomore or junior student attending a historically Black college or university (HBCU);
- Candidate must possess a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better; and
- Candidate must submit an essay not to exceed 800 words on the topic “The Power of The Written Word.”
Unpublished Writer’s Award
- Applicant must email an original, unpublished fiction work (short story or novel excerpt) not to exceed 2,000 typed words on double-spaced pages; and
- Applicant must include a cover sheet with the following information: applicant’s name, address, telephone number and email; 250-word biographical profile, including your writing goals and current status, and a photograph.
Since 2000, we have been fortunate and honored to also sponsor two additional awards, both monetary, to support up and coming authors – The Unpublished Writer’s Award and The Aspiring Writers Educational Scholarship.
Award Amount :
Usually in March