• Noble San Gabriel Valley

    Purpose:
    The San Gabriel Valley (SGV) Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
    (NOBLE) provides this award, sponsored by the Rodney D & Donnetha Wallace Family, to high school
    students who have demonstrated academic achievement and have shown a commitment to improving
    their communities. Students who have exhibited strong leadership, the ability to direct and inspire others
    and a dedication to community service are best suited for this award.
    Criteria:
    Scholarship recipients shall be determined based on the following criteria. The student must:
    • Be a high school senior receiving a diploma at the culmination of the school year.
    • Possess a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better.
    • Reside and/or attend high school within the boundaries of the SGV Chapter which encompasses the
    City of Burbank east to the Inland Empire.
    • Be accepted to an accredited college or university and committed to attend during the 2021/22
    academic year.
    Guidelines:
    Each scholarship is a one-time award. To be considered for this award, students must complete and submit
    the following by Friday, April 9, 2021:
    • An Application (Personal Information) Form including a wallet-size photograph.
    • A 450-word essay authored by the applicant on the topic below:
    “The lessons we learn from obstacles and disruptions of life can be fundamental to later success.
    How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected you with your academic and career goals?”
    • Your Unofficial School Transcripts
    • A typed record of your extracurricular activities, community involvement and volunteer experiences
    • Proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university
    • Two Letters of Recommendation (school and community organization)
    Amount:
    One award of 1,000 will be given this year.
    Deadline:
    The deadline date for submission of applications/essays is April 9, 2021 at 5 PM. Mailed entries must be
    postmarked by April 5, 2021. Status letters will be emailed the week of April 19th. Finalists will be
    interviewed on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and/or Sunday, May 2, 2021.
    Email: sgvchapter@noblesgv.com
    Mail: NOBLE San Gabriel Valley Chapter Scholarships
    P. O. Box 2167
    Pasadena, California 91102
    Attn: Scholarship Committee