Record of outstanding leadership and service to Africana (African, African-American, and African diasporic) communities in the United States
Potential for continued leadership and service to the Africana diaspora at Notre Dame
An annual award of $15,000 toward the cost of tuition for up to four years of undergraduate study, for a total of $60,000. This award is independent of any financial aid that a scholar may qualify for and receive.
An enrichment fund of $5,000, minus the cost of Outward Bound, that can be used for self-designed enrichment projects approved by the Notre Dame Scholars’ Program, including research, creative projects, professional development, leadership development, and/or unpaid service or internships.
Full-time undergraduate enrollment.
Maintenance of good academic and disciplinary standing. If a scholar is subject to academic or disciplinary probation or dismissal, they should contact the Notre Dame Scholars' Program for more information regarding policies and procedures.
University merit scholarship consideration is given for a maximum of eight semesters (ten semesters for the five-year Architecture program). Scholarship eligibility is not extended to account for any semester(s) the scholar did not meet scholarship requirements.