Mission Statement

 The Elegant  Ladies will assist high school ladies through preparation from high  school to college.  We will do this by providing exposure to the college  enrollment process, assisting financially, career planning, and  explaining the importance of physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, and  financial health.  For it is written: Train a child in the way he  should go, and when he is old, he will not turn from it.  Proverbs 22:6 

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Purpose:

To assist  one (1) deserving Tennessee  high  school graduating senior through preparation from high school to  college.  We will do this by providing exposure to the college  enrollment process,  assisting financially, career planning, and  explaining the importance of  physical, mental, spiritual, emotional and  financial health. 

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Award Components:

Three (3) $1000.00 scholarships awarded to 3 individual students selected by the Elegant Ladies Foundation Scholarship Committee. The (3) students selected will have the opportunity to receive the award  for (4) years providing they maintain all requirements. Students must complete 10 hours of Community Service (yearly). 

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Criteria

  

  1. Applicant must be a TN resident and US citizen.
  2. Applicant must be an African American female student.
  3. Applicant must be a full-time college/university freshman in the up coming academic year.
  4. Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Applicants' household income must fall between $30,000 to $100,000. (Must provide proof of income)
  6. Applicant must complete 10 hours of Community Service yearly.

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Application Process: (Applicant must submit)


  1. Completed application form
  2. One letter of recommendation from a community member
  3. One letter of recommendation from an educator 
  4. Official High School Transcript 
  5. One  350- 500 word essay
  6.  Student is required to participate in a interview process. 

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Application Deadline - February 11, 2017 Contact Person - Renee Martin of Scholarships (areneem@yahoo.com)

 The Elegant Ladies Foundation Scholarship Student Online Application Downloadable PDF: 'StudentApplication.pdf'  Please  read this form carefully and answer each question completely.  Your  application will not be processed if all of the questions are not  answered in full.  Mark N/A for items not applicable.