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Josh Gibson Foundation Scholarship

Josh Gibson Foundation Scholarship
Josh Gibson Foundation Scholarship is offered every year to high school students planning to attend either a college or university or a technical school. Students must have a strong academic record and demonstrate active participation in their communities.

Candidates must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above to apply. The scholarship is based on good grades, community involvement, and a knowledge of the history of the Negro Baseball League. Applicants will be required to write a 500-word essay on the topic.

The Josh Gibson Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1994 in honor of Josh Gibson who was known as the Black Babe Ruth and played for the Negro League's Homestead Grays. He ranks second to Satchel Paige as the best-known Black player.

The purpose of the foundation is to provide scholarships and other educational resources, as well as athletic programs, to help youth reach their potential. Other programs provided by the foundation include mentoring, cultural programs, and after-school programs for youth in the Pittsburgh public schools.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MAY of each year, and the award amount VARIES.

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