Visionary Scholarships Application

Purpose: To provide scholarships to five (5) deserving, high school graduating seniors who are in pursuit of a post secondary education at a credible community college, university or other post-secondary educational institution.

Award Components: Five (5) $ 2000.00 scholarships

The DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Monday, May 6, 2012. No Exceptions.

  • 1. Refer to criteria below for eligibility requirements.
  • 2. Refer to application process below for a list of supporting documents needed (i.e., evidence of GPA, etc.) – Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • 3. Please mark N/A in the appropriate space for questions that do not apply.
  • 4. Please write legibly. Illegible applications will not be processed.
  • 5. All applicants will be notified starting June 1, 2012 of the status of your application (via email).
  • 6. For questions regarding the application and /or its process, contact Jinell Jackson – Visionary Scholarship Coordinator at (323) 291-8021.

NOTE: Scholarship funds will be disbursed to awardees upon evidence of registration and good /active status at an accredited post-secondary institution.


All applicants must:

  • 1. Be a graduating high school senior at the time of submission.
  • 2. Submit an official, high school transcript with cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • 3. Submit a type-written essay (1500 words to 2000 words) detailing the following:
    • a. Provide brief biographical information with ultimate career goal(s).
      b. Explain how living in the community affects your life.
      c. Explain how you will serve your community post graduation.
  • 4. Provide proof of positive community involvement of at least 100 hours per one calendar year.
Scholarship Opens April 2, 2012 Scholarship Closes May 6, 2012

All requested information must be submitted within 30 days of receipt of the first initial submission. Failure to complete total submission will result in dis-qualification.

Please submit an online application at “