Dr. C. T. Battle Jr. Scholarship Fund
ABOUT DR. CHARLES T. BATTLE, JR.
Dr. Charles Tecumseh Battle, Jr., a native of Mobile, Alabama, was the eldest of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Battle, Sr.'s five children. He received a B.S. degree from Alabama State University where he was a charter member of the Beta Upsilon Chapter. He was an educator for several years in the Mobile Public School System until 1950 when he pursued his Doctor of Medicine degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA & INFORMATION
The Scholarship Award will be $1,000. At least four (4) scholarships are awarded each year.
Applicant's must be a graduating senior attending a high school in the communities served by the Rho Delta Lambda Chapter
Applicant must attend an accredited technical college, junior college or 4 year college/university of his/her choice (NOTE: admission/attendance is a requirement before scholarship funds are issued.)
Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Applicant must submit a completed application to the Scholarship Committee for consideration
Factors considered includes academic school records, personal qualifications, citizenship, leadership, and financial need
Completed Scholarship Application Packet must include:
Two (2) character reference letters
Certified copy of secondary school transcript through the end of your junior year
Biographical statement that covers your education background (activities, achievements, obstacles, etc), financial need, and any other pertinent information about yourself and/or your family
An originally typewritten essay addressing the topic "How this Scholarship Will Help Me Further My Career Goals"
ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED IS CONFIDENTIAL.
Completed application packet MUST BE RECEIVED by December 8, 2023, to be considered
Applicant must appear before the Scholarship Committee for a personal interview, if requested.
Scholarship recipients will be announced and recognized at the RDL annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The breakfast will be on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Westside High School, Anderson, SC at 10:00 am
Please contact Brother Dr. Jerome Hudson at email@example.com if there are any questions about the scholarship process.
2022 C.T. Battle Jr. Scholars
2021 C.T. Battle Jr. Scholars
Westside High School
Christian Myles Cooley
Belton-Honea Path High School
Westside High School
Seneca High School