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2017 Northeast Region Scholarship

FAMU NAA Northeast Region Scholarship

The Northeast Region (NER) of the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association, Inc. will award the Walter C. Wynn/Samuel Thompson Scholarship this year to a high school student who will be enrolled at FAMU in the fall 2017 semester. The NER is comprised of alumni who reside in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia. For more than 50 years, the NER has supported Florida A&M University (FAMU) through fundraising, student recruitment, and other activities.

The application deadline (postmark date) is April 3, 2017.


The amount of the Walter C. Wynn/Samuel Thompson scholarship is 2,000.00, payable $1,000.00 per semester for one (1) academic year. The scholarship money will be deposited directly into your student account at Florida A&M University.


  • High school senior that has been accepted and will be enrolled at FAMU, fall 2017

  • Minimum SAT score – 550 Math, 550 Reading and/or ACT score – 20 Math, 20 Reading

  • Proof of residency within the Northeast Region

  • Minimum 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average

  • Completed application package

For more information, contact the Northeast Region Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Artisha R. Polk, at

Click HERE to download the Northeast Region Scholarship APPLICATION.