John W. & Edna Wilson Mosley Scholarship

This scholarship program aims to assist African American students from East High School to attend their first year at the college, university, or another accredited post-secondary school of their choice.

Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are encouraged to apply.
- Be a graduating, African American senior from East High School
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Planning to attend a college, university, or other accredited post-secondary school in the 2021-2022 academic year

Selection: Recipients will be selected based on their academic achievement, extracurricular activities & leadership, letters of recommendation, personal essays, and their financial need. Finalists will be asked to complete an in-person interview with the selection committee in April that will also be taken into consideration in the selection process.

Award: Two selected recipients will receive one-time scholarship awards in the amount of $2,000. Awards can be used for tuition, fees, books, room and board, and other required educational expenses. All scholarships will be paid directly to a recipient’s school and must be used for the upcoming academic year. Award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship policies of a recipient’s college or university. Recipients may defer their award for up to one academic year.

Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at

John W. & Edna Wilson Mosley
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an African American student?
  2. Are you a first-generation college student (neither of your parents has a college degree)?
  3. High School Information
    • 1. Name of High School
    • 2. City, State
    • 3. Dates Attended (Month/Year - Month/Year)
    • 6. Graduation Date or Anticipated Graduation Date
  4. High School Transcript(s)
  5. Please list your top 3 college choices (if applicable) that you anticipate enrolling in. For each school, please be sure to complete the following information as requested:
    • 1. What is the name of the college/university you plan to enroll at?
    • 2. As of today, my application status is:
    • 3. This college/university is my:
    • 4. At this school I anticipate my major/program area of study to be:
    • 5. I will attend:
    • 6. What is your anticipated graduation date from this school? (MM/YYYY)
    • 7. Please share the financial aid you anticipate receiving from this school. Be sure to include any grants, work study, institutional scholarships, and/or other scholarships. Also, please share if this financial aid is pending or if it has been confirmed for the upcoming year.
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