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The Johnson-Bain Perseverance Scholarship



The Johnson-Bain Scholarship was established to assist deserving students with career aspirations that require a collegiate education. 

Specifically, the scholarship is for academically challenged students who would otherwise not apply for typical scholarship opportunities but who have demonstrated the will to persevere.


Scholarship title: The Johnson-Bain Perseverance Scholarship


Scholarship Description: The Johnson-Bain Perseverance Scholarship is open to African American students graduating from Williamstown High School in 2016. 


Applicable Majors: All majors requiring a 4 year college degree



  • Two $500 awards for tuition and/or college expenses to attend a four year college/university will be awarded.



Applications must be received by midnight, April 1, 2016.

Winners will be notified after April 30, 2016.



Applicants for the scholarship must submit the following information:

  • A short essay (maximum of 500 words) typed in English as to “Why do you want to attend college, explain your education and career goals. Tell us your story.”

  • A letter of recommendation from a community leader or advisor emailed to:

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