Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Not Available
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: Not Available
  • Website: https://lpwhitehead.org/
  • Phone: 404-522-6755
  • Fax: Not Available
  • Email: conway@woodruff.org
  • Address: 191 Peachtree St NE Suite 3540 Atlanta, GA 30303

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation awards need-based scholarships and more than 10,000 students have received them.

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a public charity that provides support for the education of female students and for the care of elderly women in nine Southeastern states.

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship is named after Mrs. Whitehead, who was a great supporter of education and financially support many educational institutions during her life.

Full Description

The Foundation awards are annual and they are offered to deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 accredited educational institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The scholarship is there to help the financial needs of undergraduate higher education student, especially to those interested in health education, such as medical, nursing and allied health fields.

The Foundation does not award scholarships directly to individuals, but rather to the institutions the applicants are enrolled in.

The amount and the number of recipients is determined annually, depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their applications.

Who's eligible?

The Foundation accepts applications from seniors graduating from Agnes Scott College, Berry College, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse College, Spelman College and the University of Georgia.

The qualifications that the applicants should possess are curiosity, self-motivation, humble and strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated an interest in nonprofit work.

How to Apply

Scholarship applicants should contact their institution for information on how to apply.

The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, but the scholarship is awarded by its partner schools.

You must submit a grant request letter by Sept. 30 of each year to be considered for a grant in the coming year if you are enrolled in the institution which is currently receiving Foundation support.

Letters should not include a specific amount of money needed but should provide a brief, 2 pages long update on your institution.

The letter should be submitted online and you must click the appropriate link to access the grant request letter.

Institutions review the conditions upon which the grants are made to ensure funds are awarded properly and to the most deserving applicants.

Scholarship listed under: Christian Scholarships, Georgia Scholarships

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