Cheikh Mboup Scholarship

For Single Mothers

Welcome to the application page for the Cheikh Mboup Scholarship for Single Mothers. We are excited to offer this scholarship to single mothers who are pursuing higher education and are committed to achieving their academic and career goals. This scholarship was created by Cheikh Mboup, a successful businessman and academic who believes in the power of education to transform lives. By applying for this scholarship, you have the opportunity to earn financial support towards your education and showcase your personal journey as a single mother pursuing higher education. Learn more about the application process below and take the first step towards advancing your education and career.

Scholarship Overview

The Cheikh Mboup Scholarship for Single Mothers is an annual scholarship designed to provide financial assistance to single mothers pursuing higher education. This scholarship was created by Cheikh Mboup, a successful businessman and academic who believes in the power of education to transform lives. The scholarship is open to single mothers who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university, community college, or vocational school in the United States. To be eligible, applicants must have primary physical custody of one or more children under the age of 18 and demonstrate financial need. The award amount for the scholarship is $1,000, which can be used to cover education-related expenses such as tuition, textbooks, and other academic fees. The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the winner's educational institution.

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Criteria

To apply for the Cheikh Mboup Scholarship for Single Mothers, you must be a single mother who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university, community college, or vocational school in the United States. High school students planning to attend university for a degree are also eligible to apply. This scholarship will be awarded based on an essay competition. The winner will be selected based on a well-written essay of up to 1,000 words that answers the following question:

“What inspired you to pursue higher education as a single mother, and how will receiving the Cheikh Mboup Scholarship support your academic and career goals?”

We encourage all eligible single mothers to apply and showcase their unique experiences and passion for education. This scholarship aims to empower single mothers and provide them with financial support to achieve their academic and career aspirations.

Amount

One time award of $1,000

Deadline

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is November 15, 2023.

Winner Announced

The winner for the scholarship will be announced December 15, 2023.

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How to Apply

Applicant should email their response to the essay question “What inspired you to pursue higher education as a single mother, and how will receiving the Cheikh Mboup Scholarship support your academic and career goals?”┬áin Word Doc format to [email protected].

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA