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2024 Application Deadline
March 15, 2024 - Midnight

The Gamma Lambda Education Foundation currently has scholarships available for high school graduates who will graduate by June 2024. High school graduates are expected to enter an accredited college at the beginning of the 2023 - 2024 academic year.  Scholarships are available in various amounts.


Requirements for consideration are:

  • Graduate from a Metropolitan Detroit Area Public High School or Public School Academy (Charter High School)

  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

  • Acceptance into an accredited four-year college or university

  • African-American male

  • Participation in the Gamma Lambda Education Foundation Scholarship Program and related activities sponsored and/or approved by the Gamma Lambda Education Foundation (failure to participate will impact scholarship eligibility/award)

Application Procedures: Please Read Carefully

  • Submit completed application (Download both PDF documents  above)

  • Submit transcript indicating grades for all courses completed through January, 2024 (grades 9 - 12 inclusive)

  • Submit two letters of recommendation:

                    1. One letter from a school instructional employee (i.e. counselor,

                        teacher or administration official) and

                    2.  One letter from a community organization:

                        (a) Church (b) Scout troop (c) Junior Achievement (d) Co-op work

                        assignment/employer (e) A similar organization not listed (will

                        review for consideration upon receipt)

  • Submit an essay of 350 words or less, stating “how a scholarship from the Gamma Lambda Education Foundation will enable you to achieve your career goals and objectives”

  • Submit a letter of acceptance from a four-year college or university. This letter may be submitted by the time of interview


(All applications must be post marked by the deadline/emails accepted)

Download both documents

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