The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship was established in the memory of the late Agnes Jones Jackson who was a long time NAACP member from the San Francisco branch.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

All Students

  1. Must be a current member of the NAACP.

  2. Be a US citizen.

  3. Must not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline.

  4. Must be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States.

  5. Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines.
    Click here to see guidelines.

Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students

  1. Must be full-time student.

  2. Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system.

Graduate Students

  1. May be full or part-time student.

  2. Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.

Scholarship Amount

Twenty (20) – Forty (40) Scholarships Available– Maximum Scholarship Amount is $2,000.00.


The application will open in March 2019 and close in May of 2019.

How to Apply

To apply, click on the link below and select The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship. Note the online application is only available during the application period, noted in the Timeline above.

Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committee, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committee, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship.

*Please note: students are not eligible to receive both scholarships and all decisions of the committee are final and cannot be appealed.