Black History Month Essay Scholarship Contest

February 1, 2018 - February 23, 2018

The Black Student Organization is excited to announce our Black History Month Essay Scholarship Contest! Submit a 500-word essay in response to the prompt below. The winner receives a $250 scholarship prize. The runner-up receives a $50 scholarship prize. “What are issues that students of color face when going to a predominantly white institution? How would an African American figure, of your choice, handle/solve these specific issue?” Entries are due by February 23rd, 2018. ONLY Undergraduate students at the College of William and Mary are eligible to participate. Please send essays to Also use this email for any questions or concerns. Goodluck!!