L. Douglas Wilder Merit Scholarship Endowment

This merit-based scholarships grew out of proceeds from two events honoring L. Douglas Wilder, the nation’s first elected African-American governor, who served from 1990 to 1994. Preference is given to students in their first years of a degree program.

• Undergraduate or graduate student
• Must be a full-time student in Fall semester at the time of awarding in any of the Wilder School’s degree programs
• Merit-based award

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write an essay describing why you are deserving of this scholarship