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CBCF/Wal-Mart Strive for Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible for a Strive for Excellence scholarship, sponsored by Walmart, applicants must:

  • be preparing to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time or be a current full-time student in good academic standing at an accredited college or university
  • have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities


* Preference will be given to constituents of CBC members who have elected to participate in the program


Completed applications must be submitted online by close of business April 1, 2011.  The following items will be requested through the online application:


  1. A completed application form
  2. A personal statement essay from the student (500-1,000 words) that addresses all four (4) of the topics listed on the application in one essay
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation. One recommendation should come from a community or public service leader (i.e. church leader, community leader, volunteer organization). Email addresses will be requested of each recommender
  4. Copy of Federal Student Aid Report
  5. One (1) page resume listing extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service and special skills
  6. A recent photograph suitable for publication; i.e., a cap and gown picture, or other professional quality and professionally dressed photograph
  7. Official transcripts from all institutions attended to be sent to:


Strive for Excellence Scholarship

1720 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20036



Call (202) 263-2800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.