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UCS Announced Scholarship Winner

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 posted by admin

The Board of the U.C.S.A. proudly announces the winners of our Scholarship for their essays on an influential African-American during Black History Month.

Emily Gibbons on her thoughtful words on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr as well as several other prominent men and women in Black History, and Nikki L. Holcombe with her insightful views of Oprah Winfrey.

Congratulations to both young women on their excellent work and best of luck to them in their academic futures!

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The United Civil Servants Association, Inc.  is very proud to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2013 United Civil Servants Black History Month Scholarship!

The application period has ended.
Thank you to all who have applied. Winners will be announced soon!



  • High School Senior enrolled in a public high school
  • For use at an accredited college or university
  • Student must successfully complete high school
  • College-bound students must have completed all preliminary applications and have been accepted at a qualified college
  • Have established a minimum of 2.75 GPA or 4.0 (as computed on a 4.0 scale) or better in junior and senior years of high school
  • Must complete an essay of no less than 1,000 words


“In honor of African-American History Month, what African-American historical or current figure inspires you as a leader, educator, or otherwise?”

The essay must be the original work of the applicant with all sources cited in a “works cited” section at the end of the essay in MLA or APA format. The essay, once submitted, becomes the property of The United Civil Servants Association, Inc. and may be printed with the writer’s credit. The essay will be judged for subject relevance, factual accuracy, creativity, interest, and completeness of thought and proofs.


  • • Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2013.
  • • Applications must be completed online only. Mailed-in applications will not be considered.


All essays are to be submitted online at For additional information, please use the contact form found here.

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