Grantham Scholarship for Blacks In Government (BIG) Retired Members Chapter

The Blacks In Government (B.I.G.) Retired Members Chapter is partnering with Grantham University to offer one of its members a full scholarship to the university.

Valued up to $38,600, the scholarship covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees for the recipient to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree at Grantham. Scholarship value depends on degree selected and credits transferred.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a BIG Retired Members Chapter dues-paying member in good standing or sign up for membership prior to applying for the scholarship
  • Meet Grantham University’s minimum admissions requirements
  • Applicants who are current students must be in good academic standing and be free of any financial holds on their account
  • Applicants must submit a completed scholarship application and all required materials by the published application deadline

Continuing eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Scholarship recipient must begin studies at Grantham University within six months following award of the scholarship
  • Scholarship recipient must meet Grantham University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements** and be free of any financial holds on their accounts
  • Scholarship recipient must remain continuously enrolled**
  • Authorization for a degree change must receive prior approval from the Grantham University Scholarship Committee

** As defined in the Grantham University Catalog

NOTE: The scholarship will only cover the costs of tuition for courses, textbooks, software and fees required for the recipient’s chosen degree program. Courses outside of the degree program may be taken, but at the expense of the scholarship recipient.

Currently, Grantham University is not accepting applications for this scholarship. For information and updates, please check back to this page.

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