Cecil B. Parker Jr. Scholarship 

The Global Millennials for Progress team is happy to launch the inaugural Cecil B. Parker Jr. Scholarship. We are prepared to award two $1,000 scholarships in 2018 to both rising and current college students. We firmly believe that education remains the great equalizer and are committed to providing these scholarships to support collegiate students in accomplishing their academic and professional goals. 

Please review application requirements below. 


The following items must accompany this application for consideration. 

  • Copy of High School Transcript/GED Transcript/College Transcript
  • Photo of yourself
  • GPA – 3.5 above
  • Two written and signed recommendations from individuals who can speak to your character/leadership

Please send materials to 200 Q Street NE, Unit 2111, Washington, DC 20002 (Attn: Global Millennials for Progress)

  •  Scholarship applications and supporting materials must be completed and submitted no later than June 1, 2018
  • Award decisions are made and announced by July 1, 2018

Application Timeline:


What is a millennial?

A millennial is anyone born between 1980 and 2000.

Are non-millennials eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Yes, students of all ages are able to apply for this scholarship. 

Are non-U.S. citizens eligible to apply for this scholarship?

We are currently only providing the Cecil B. Parker Jr. Scholarship to U.S./permanent residents. 

Does my transcript materials need to be certified? 

Yes, all transcript materials need to be certified by your school/institution and submitted in a sealed envelope. 

Does it matter who I get to write my letter of recommendation?

We do not provide any restrictions for letters of recommendation. The most successful applicants will have strong recommendations from people who can speak clearly and specifically to the ways you have demonstrated leadership. 

Will Global Millennials for Progress provide more scholarships in the future? 

Yes, we plan to award the Cecil B. Parker Jr. Scholarship annually. 


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