Juneteenth Scholarships, Ceremony Planned

Students who live in Huntington are eligible for scholarships that will be awarded in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday.

Awards of $500 each will go to eight students from schools located in Huntington. Winners will be recognized at a Juneteenth ceremony on June 22 at Manor Field Park.

Requirements include:

Seniors at Huntington high schools are eligible; applicants must write a paper describing their community service, educational or career goals, and an essay on what Juneteenth means to them.

They must also provide a CV, a copy of an acceptance letter from a college or trade school and two letters of recommendation (not from relatives).

Applications are due by June 1. See the flyer for all details.

Juneteenth is a federal holiday that marks the date, June 19, 1895, when the Union army enforced the Emancipation Proclamation on enslaved people who were still in captivity in Texas.


Juneteenth Scholarship Application May 2024 (1)


Juneteenth Flyer 2024


download the application here

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