Scholarship Application Information

The Bergen County, NJ Chapter of the Links, Incorporated is proud to once again provide you with information about our scholarship program, which is open to your current senior class. We are pleased to offer your students  an opportunity to apply for funding towards their pursuit of a higher education.  Though the guidelines and requirements are listed within the application, we did want to ensure that you are aware of the specific details for our scholarship.

The Bergen County, NJ Chapter of the Links, Incorporated  Scholarship is open to students who are residents of Bergen County and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.  This GPA will allow more students an opportunity to apply. Students also have to submit two letters of recommendation and complete one essay, among other criteria.


The completed application and all supporting documents are included below.   All  documents should be forwarded via U.S. mail.  This includes the student’s official transcript, an essay, two letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores and a student picture.

Application Deadline

The scholarship submission deadline must be postmarked by Friday, March 15, 2019 for the application and all supporting documents. 

We know that we all share the same goal of ensuring that as many Bergen County students as possible from the African diaspora receive a quality higher education.

Sincerely yours,


Tara Edmonds and Lisa Brown

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