Sisters of Nia, Incorporated is proud to announce the availability of scholarships for 2019. In keeping with its mission to inspire our girls to live their lives with purpose, Sisters of Nia, Inc. is excited to offer scholarship opportunities to qualified persons with an interest in pursuing a college education or military career. The intent of these scholarships is to be used for one or more of the following:

1. Pursuit of a 4 year college degree;
2. Pursuit of a 2 year college degree;
3. Pursuit of trade, technical or vocational school certificates or degrees; or
4. Enlisting into any branch of the military.

Eligibility for Scholarships:

  1. Sisters of Nia, Inc. Scholarships are to be used for post-secondary education, i.e. college, or technical, trade, or vocational school, OR military related expenses.
  2. Applicant must meet one of the following qualifications to be eligible for award:
    (a) Applicant must be a Sisters of Nia, Inc. alumni in good standing OR be a girl graduating from high school this spring
    (b) Applicant must be live in Sacramento County
  3. Completed applications must be received online by the Sisters of Nia, Inc. Scholarship Committee by April 30, 2019 at 12:00 midnight PST.
In order to complete the application, you will need the following:
  1. Most Current Official Transcript
  2. Two letters of recommendation (Should be from a school teacher, school counselor, school advisor, coach, or employer.)
  3. Current photo of yourself

Award and Selection:

The Sisters of Nia, Inc. Scholarship Committee will select the Scholarship winner(s). Personal interviews may be required. If so, you will be contacted to schedule an interview time. Each winner will be awarded a one-time payout and will be notified of her award by the end May 2019. Selected Scholarship winners should be prepared to attend the celebratory luncheon in Sacramento during the afternoon of June 1, 2019.
In order to receive scholarship funds, winners must provide proof of college registration or military enlistment to the Sisters of Nia, Inc. Scholarship Committee. Once proof has been received, a check will be mailed to the recipient.
If you have questions about the application or qualifications, please feel free to email Synthia Smith at smith@sistersofnia.org or D’Karla Assagai at dassagai@sistersofnia.org.