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Sisters of Nia is proud to announce its annual college scholarship program for females pursuing higher education at a two- or four-year accredited institution as well as vocational school programs.


All scholarship awards are based on the evaluation of an application packet, which is used to assess academic performance, financial need, and extracurricular involvement and achievement.


All ladies who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply.

Applicants MUST Meet All Eligibility Requirements:
• Sisters of Nia Alumnae or other BIPOC women
• Greater Sacramento Area resident
• Graduating High School Student, Vocational School Student, Matriculating College Student, or Graduate Student
• Accepted and attending an accredited two- or four-year college/ university or vocational school program for the Fall of 2023
• Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale Application Packet* Requirements:
• One (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal, counselor, community leader, minister, school official, or employer
• Unofficial transcript
• Applicant photograph
• 2 - minute video submission
• A typed, double-spaced essay, minimum 250 but no more than 500 words

Application Deadline:

April 20th, 2023 Recipients will be notified by May 20th.

Scholarship recipients will be expected to attend our Scholarship Awards Reception on Sunday,
June 11th.


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