Scholarships have been awarded for the 2020 year.  The 2020 recipients are listed below. Congratulations!

Scholarship Information

Annually, our chapter provides scholarships to deserving high school seniors entering college or university.  To date, we have awarded over $570,000 in scholarships to students in the Los Angeles and South Bay area.

These competitive scholarships are based on the students’ academic achievement, community service, extra-curricular activities, recommendations and financial need.

Students are from the following high schools:
Carson High School, King/Drew Magnet High School, Narbonne High School, New Millennium Secondary School, Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, and San Pedro High School

Application submission opens February 1st and closes APRIL 15. (DUE TO COVID 19, THE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 15.) There are two (2) options for submission:

2) Download and complete application.

Mail completed application; picture (headshot); two (2) letters of recommendation from (1) a person on staff at high school and one (1) a person outside of high school; and a signed photograph release form; a 1-page personal statement/essay including career goals.

An official transcript must be mailed sealed by your high school and unbroken to:
Palos Verdes Chapter, The Links, Inc.
Attn: Kimily Pruitt-Batiste, Scholarships
P.O. Box 2206
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

2020 Palos Verdes Scholarship Recipients

Henry Arinze
King Drew Magnet High School
University California Merced

Courtney Davis
King Drew Magnet High School
Tulane

Shanille Davis
King Drew Magnet High School
University California Los Angeles

Amari Metcalfe
King Drew Magnet High School
Biola University

Jalen Noel
King Drew Magnet High School
San Jose State

Prudence Oniha
King Drew Magnet High School
University California Irvine

Emmanuel Souza
King Drew Magnet High School
University California Merced

Angelrose Williams
Narbonne High School
Charles Drew University

 

Online Application Form

Please fill out and submit the online scholarship application form below.

* = Required Field

Personal & Financial Information

Separate multiple ages with comma (e.g. 21, 22, 23)
Separate multiple ages with comma (e.g. 21, 22, 23)

Record of Participation in Extracurricular Activities

Signature verification required by applicable sponsor, coach, leader, mentor, etc. Use the uploader system on this form to attach a copy of the signed sheet.
Download Extracurricular Activities Sheet
Signature verification required by applicable sponsor, coach, leader, mentor, etc. Use the uploader system on this form to attach a copy of the signed sheet.
Download Extracurricular Activities Sheet
Signature verification required by applicable sponsor, coach, leader, mentor, etc. Use the uploader system on this form to attach a copy of the signed sheet.
Download Extracurricular Activities Sheet

College/University Information

Please Upload The Following Items:

1.Your Essay (Word or PDF format preferred)
2. Upload Your Photo (Head Shots Only)
– Picture must be at least 4″x5″ at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi
– picture must be submitted in JPG format
– picture must in color
– picture must be a headshot only
– no hand gestures are permitted
3. SAT and/or ACT scores
4. One letter from a person on staff at your high-school
5. One letter from a person outside of your high-school (cannot be a relative of the applicant)
6. Signed photograph release form (included in application packet and you can also Download Photo Release Form Here)
7. Signed extracurricular activities sheet (included in application packet and you can also Download Extracurricular Activities Sheet Here)
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 7 files.

Non-Online Application Form Item Needed:

Please read below.
An official transcript must be mailed sealed by your high school and unbroken to:
Palos Verdes Chapter, The Links, Inc.
Attn: Kimily Pruitt-Batiste, Scholarships
P.O. Box 2206
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274