ELLEN P. IMBRIGATO SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor

Norfolk State University
National Alumni Association Inc.
Washington, D.C. Chapter

Scholarship

One-time $1,500.00 Scholarship Award
The scholarship award recipient(s) must attend Norfolk State University in the fall/spring semester of the chapter award. Scholarship award funds will be forwarded to the student financial account at Norfolk State University.

Eligibility

Currently enrolled in NSU
or
Graduating high school senior (Residents of either Washington, D.C., Northern VA (Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Prince William County), Prince George’s County, or Montgomery County, MD
Good academic standing (minimum 2.50 GPA)

Application Procedures

  • Complete and submit ELLEN P. IMBRIGATO SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
  • Official school transcript
  • Two typed written letters of recommendations
  • 1-Letter from a guidance counselor, teacher or school administrator 2- Letter from person in the community (other than a family member) i.e. civic, religious or social affiliation)
  • Applicant must submit a typed double-spaced 500 word essay (in 12 point font on 8 1/2” X 11” paper) addressing one of the topics listed below:
    1. Why is a college degree important to me?
    2. What major contribution(s) have you made and/or what have you gained from performing community service?
    3. Include student name, SSN, address and a local telephone at the bottom of the essay.
    4. ESSAY SCORING: The maximum percentage points an individual can receive on his/her essay is 100%; 60% for content and response to essay question, 30% grammar and 10% for the appearance of the paper.
    5. All essays and all rights to their publications become the property of Norfolk State University National Alumni Association Inc. Washington, DC Alumni Chapter.

Sponsor’s Deadline

May 15th (Fall Semester)
November 30th (Spring Semester)
Applications post marked after this date will not be considered. The winner(s) will be notified no later than 30 days from Sponsor’s Deadline.

Download Application and Mail To

Norfolk State University
National Alumni Association Inc. Washington, D.C. Chapter
ATTN: Ellen P. Imbrigato Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 77781
Washington, D.C. 20013