The Program

The Crew Scholarship Fund Program

The Crew Scholarship Fund rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving students who seek to attend a two/four year university or technical school. Our $500 scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance and academic support to high school graduates and undergraduate students pursuing post-secondary education. The $500 scholarship can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living.

Selection Criteria

The Crew Scholarship Fund Scholars are selected based on academic  achievement and submitted essay.

Selection Process

A rigorous application review includes analysis of high school or college transcripts and an essay.  Each year six (6) students will be selected.

Eligibility Requirements


  • Must be African American

  • Must be citizen of the United States

  • Must be resident of Washington D.C., Maryland (Prince George’s, Charles, Montgomery Counties), or Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax Counties)

  • Must be 23 years old or younger

  • Must be a graduating senior from a US high school within the current year

  • Must have an official acceptance letter from an accredited two/four-year college or technical school within the current year

  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or above, submitted by school counselor

  • Must submit a 1000 word essay (MLA format) describing the ways the scholarship will affect their collegiate journey

The application submission deadline is May 15, 2021!