Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

The Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, is awarded to deserving Hartford-area male high school students who have demonstrated an interest in the fine arts (eg. theater, music, art) and have a strong academic performance. The amount of the award is $1,500 per recipient and the number of recipients may vary each year based on the number applicants and the scholarship funding balance at the opening of that year’s application process.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. African American or Hispanic male high school seniors
  2. Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater ( 4.0 grade scale)
  3. Involvement in school, community or church that showcases interest in musical and/or fine arts
  4. Enrollment at a 4-year college/university.

Application Packet Checklist:

Deadline:  April 30
Award Date:  June 2020
Amount: $1,500

Mr. Edward E. Mitchell & his Bride, Mrs. Maxine

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