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The CALG Scholarship Fund was established in 1993. This fund was created to provide financial assistance to deserving college student in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg MSA. Through the Scholarship Fund we seek to promote the principals of workplace equality among our college students and provide financial assistance to diverse college students at the level of rising Junior or Senior.

Guidelines for Scholarship Fund

1. Requirements for Consideration
  • Application must be received by October 23rd of this year.
  • GPA must be cumulative 3.0 or greater. Also, GPA must be derived from a major in Business with relevant coursework in Human Resources.
  • Recipients must be enrolled full-time in an accredited four (4) year undergraduate institution of higher learning.
  • Applicants must present two (2) letters of recommendation: one from an instructor, and one from an advisor or department head.
  • A maximum of two (2) Scholarships or equal value will be awarded: One to partner with the EEOC internship program at Johnson C. Smith, and one from applicants in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg metropolitan statistical area. 

2. Areas to be Judged
  • Community; Relevant Internships and Group Affiliations
  • Involvement in School Activities
  • Special Recognition and Achievements
  • Essay on "Why you want to be a Human Resources Professional and what this scholarship will mean to you”

It is the Applicant's sole responsibility to ensure proof of GPA ratings, Special Achievements, and other pertinent data is furnished to The Scholarship Selection Committee prior to the deadline. This information will not be requested by The Scholarship Selection Committee, nor will selection of recipients be delayed pending receipt of any information. The Essay entitled "Why you want to be a Human Resources Professional and what this scholarship will mean to you” must consist of 500 – 600 words and be typewritten.

The Scholarship Committee will attempt to be objective in making its decision of the best applicants. External factors should not be a part of the decision making process. Relatives within the immediate or distant family of any applicant will not be permitted to serve on The Scholarship Selection Committee. However, they may still remain on the Scholarship Committee. If at any time, any member of The Scholarship Selection Committee feels unable to render an impartial decision, that individual should request to be replaced in order to avoid a conflict of interest.

For more information contact the scholarship coordinator at

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