Coco is offering scholarships to support the development of Black college women in the field of Health, Civic Engagement, and the Arts. The inspiration behind these subject matters is from our parents who were passionate in these areas.
Successful applicants will:
Be a womxn of the African Diaspora
complete a scholarship application
provide proof of enrollment in a US-based college or university
submit official transcripts
possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be in good standing
meet the income eligibility requirements and submit FAFSA
** Please check individual scholarships for year standing requirements
I just submitted my scholarship application, what is the next step in the process?
Final candidates will be contacted for a personal interview with the scholarship committee.
How will I be contacted or notified about scholarship updates?
All applicants and finalists will be notified by email
Can high school and community college students apply for scholarships?
At this time, the Coco scholarships are available for college students only.
Application dates and deadlines
August 3, 2020—Application process opens.
August 30, 2020—Deadline for student applications.
October 2020— Recipients announced.
How do the recipients receive their award payments?
Scholarship checks are mailed to applicants’ home addresses in October.
Is the scholarship renewable?
No, this is a one-time award.
Can I apply for multiple scholarships?
No, students must select the scholarship that is more aligned with their major and career goals.