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Sydney Finley Memorial Scholarship Submission Deadline Approaches

January 31, 2018 7:21 PM | Anonymous


Sponsored by the DuPage County NAACP!

 Scholarship Information

Open: Jan 21 2017
Close: Feb 12 2017

Scholarship amounts range from $500 - $1000!!

Applicant and parent must be members of DuPage County NAACP!

Scholarship Registration Link:

Scholarship requirements and submission details NAACP Membership Link:

The DuPage County NAACP is pleased to announce the 2018 Sydney Finley Memorial Scholarship essay competition. Sydney Finley, Jr. is known for his exemplary service to the NAACP as the regional director in the 1960’s and the executive director of the Chicago Southside Branch for six years. The scholarship was established to honor his service and commitment to civil justice, as well as his dedication to our youth and community.

The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduating in the spring of 2018 from a high school in DuPage, Will, Kendall and Kane counties.

To participate, applicants and at least one parent/guardian must be a member of the DuPage County NAACP branch by February 5, 2018. The cost of membership is $10 for youth and $30 for adults. To join, students and one parent should click on to:

The essay contest will be open from January 21 thru February 12, 2018! 

[Download 2018 Sydney Finley Flyer (pdf)]
[Download Letter to Schools and Organizations (pdf)]

Sponsored by DuPage County Branch-NAACP and Lewis University 

DuPage County ACT-SO
P.O. Box 1546

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

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