It is the mission, duty and purpose of The Gotham Enthusiasts Volunteers to provide the under advantaged of our community with the necessary tools to help them flourish into full productive members of society. We believe in showing caterpillars how to become butterflies!
We're pleased to announce that Jackson English, Clark Monroe, and Miles Jones are the recipients of this year's Gotham Enthusiasts Scholarship Awards!
English will attend Lincoln University, an HBCU, in the Fall. He accompanied GCE of Brooklyn to Accra, Ghana and helped us build the library at BASICS International School for underprivileged children. Monroe will finish his senior year at St. Francis Prep, and Jones will complete his senior year at Archbishop Molloy. We wish nothing but the best for these promising young men!
The Gotham Enthusiasts Scholarship Awards are made possible by the contributions of GCE of Brooklyn members. Help us give back to the community by attending our next events!
Gotham Enthusiast Volunteers is looking for qualified and motivated recipients to apply for its 2023 Gotham Enthusiast Volunteers Scholarship Award. This award encapsulates the unwavering spirit of a determined individual destined to exceed the racial and gender barriers of their time. Please adhere to all instructions as you complete and submit your application.
All applicants must meet every criteria listed below:
Applicants must submit the application along with all required documents outlined below. After passing the pre-screening process, applicant must also appear for a personal interview via Zoom.
1. STUDENT PERSONAL STATEMENT PAGE
Submit a typed single-spaced 500-word essay in 12-point Times New Roman font answering one of the prompts on the application form.
Place your name at the top of each page.
2. OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT WITH SEAL
3. PROFESSIONAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Student must submit two professional letters of recommendation. The signed letters must appear with official letterhead. Person may be contacted by a member of the scholarship committee regarding his/her recommendation.
4. ONE PASSPORT PHOTO OR YEARBOOK PICTURE
ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THIS ELECTRONIC APPLICATION BY MAY 20TH, 2023.
The Merit Awards are presented in the following order:
Senior Recipient – a $1,000 check (must be co-signed parent/guardian)
Junior Recipient (2 Awards) – a $250 check each
The candidates will be notified via email on July 1st if they have been selected for the awards. The award announcements will be made at our 4TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AWARD.