Youth Leadership Scholarship Application Available

April 5, 2011

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. Scholarship candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible. The amount of each award is $1,000.00.

To be eligible for selection, candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. and must complete the CLBC Scholarship Application and Personal Statement essay describing why they want to be selected. In addition, two letters of recommendation and a certified copy of the most recent transcript are required and must be submitted with the application and essay.

To identify your representative please visit the California Legislative Black Caucus website at On the front page under “Find Your Representative” enter your zip code.

The applications must be received at the appropriate representative’s address on the last page of the application by May 31, 2011.

Application Timeline

Friday, April 1, 2011 – Applications available
Wednesday, May 31, 2011 – Application period closed
Friday, June 24, 2011 – Scholarship Recipients Announced