The William Jefferson Jackson Scholarship is a memorial scholarship to honor
William who graduated from Saint Augustine’s College in 1949. William believed
that post-secondary education was the key to success and that anyone who obtains
a college education is obligated to give back to their alma mater in the form of
money and/or time. William was committed to Saint Augustine’s College and to honor his
legacy, his family with the assistance of the Washington, DC Metro Alumni chapter
distributes an annual scholarship of $2000.
Scholarship Eligibility Information:
Full-time students, actively pursing undergraduate studies at Saint Augustine's,
classified as first-year seniors are eligible to apply. A minimum grade point
average of 2.75 is required to apply. The scholarship is open to students
regardless of their field of study.
Application Deadline and
Scholarship applications and all supporting documents must be received by April 30, of each year. The
Washington DC Metropolitan Alumni Chapter Saint Augustine’s University(WDC-MAC-SAU)
will review the applications and the applicant will be notified by May 31st of
the same year. The
scholarship application may be completed online below and supporting documents
can be either emailed or mailed.
may also download a
copy of the application and mail completed application and supporting documents to the address
provided below. Scholarship recipients will be announced at graduation.
To download the scholarship application form, click here.
Please Note: The hard-copy application
should be forwarded to the following address:
D. A. Jackson
c/o William Jefferson Jackson Scholarship
4517 17th St NE
Washington, DC 20017