Long Beach Branch NAACP Scholarship Application

The Long Beach Branch NAACP provides scholarships to postsecondary school bound high school students and LB Branch NAACP scholars/interns. Download the PDF application here.

Tentative Application Deadlines

Deadlines subject to change. Please check this page or email mnaacp@gmail.com to learn more about upcoming opportunities. 

  1. April 15
  2. October 1
  3. December 15

Unless otherwise specified, scholarship applicants must submit the following information:

  • Completed Application
  • Parents’ and Applicant’s Signatures
  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 Essays
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from Teacher or Counselor
  • Letters of Verification (Community Service)
  • Copy of SAT/PSAT scores

Featured Long Beach Branch NAACP Scholars

In 2020, the Long Beach Branch NAACP awarded over $90,000 in scholarships and internship stipends.

Meet more of our past scholarship recipients, interns, and youth leaders here. 

Maya Bryson

Maya Bryson

Incoming student at Dartmouth College, planning to major in neuroscience and African American studies

Sylvia Lee

Sylvia Lee

Graduated with a communications degree from CSULB & Long Beach Branch NAACP intern


Jermaine William Paul Jr. 

Studying music performance and music therapy


Ammons Smith

Studies psychology at Howard University, plans to obtain his Juris Doctor degree

Your Support Makes A Difference!

Local NAACP branches funds are primarily from donations, memberships and in kind services. There are no paid staff at the local level. The majority of the work is done by volunteers.

Other Opportunities for Students 

The National High School Oratorical Contest

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship

Apply here. 

Other Resources