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Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application Eligibility

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Must be African American/Black (non-Hispanic)

  • Undergraduate students must be entering their Junior or Senior year of study during the 2023-2024 academic year and must carry a minimum of 12 units per semester/quarter

  • Graduate students must have a minimum of two academic semesters or one year left complete his/her Master's degree during the 2023-2024 academic year and must carry a minimum of 8 units per semester/quarter

  • Must have a minimum of 3.2 GPA 

  • Must be pursuing a degree or course of study in an engineering program at an accredited four-year college or university in California

Application Checklist

  • Submit the Scholarship Application form below

  • Attach the following supporting documentation into a single PDF document

    • (Optional) A copy of one signed reference letter from a college professor or employer on official letterhead

    • A copy of unofficial transcripts from your college/university. If not currently enrolled, please upload an acceptance letter.

    • A professional photo of yourself

    • A current resume

    • A one to two page essay outlining an engineering project that you would want to develop in the future. Explain how increasing diversity within the engineering industry could improve your project. 

  • Before submitting, ensure all supporting application documents are combined into ONE PDF.

Scholarship Application
US Citizenship Status
Academic Level entering Fall 2023
Are you currently enrolled?
Have you applied to this Scholarship before?
Have you received this Scholarship before?
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If you have questions regarding the scholarship application please contact info@billhjamesfoundation.org

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