Professional Development

Lucille P. Butler Scholarship

  • Professional Development
  • Boston, MA
  • Applications have closed

Website Boston NAACP

The Boston Branch of the NAACP acknowledges the high cost associated with higher education and is committed to providing financial assistance to African Americans and minority groups who demonstrate academic promise. In 2009, the Lucille P. Butler scholarship was established in commemoration of Ms. Butler, who was a lifelong and prolific member of the organization. The committee awards two $5,000 scholarships to students majoring in Accounting. These students exhibit strong leadership skills and are actively involved in their school or community.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be full time students working on their first bachelor’s degree or graduate degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher and are in good academic standing.

Applicants must have completed a total of 24 credits.

Additional Requirements:

 US citizen and resident of Greater Boston

 Matriculation at a 4 year accredited institution

 Business Major: Accounting, Economics, Analytics, Finance, Business Management

 Complete FAFSA

 GPA 2.50 or higher

 Minimum 24 credits towards graduation

The scholarship can only be applied toward covering the cost of tuition, fees and books.

Applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2019 and must include the following materials:

 Complete application and response to (2) essay questions

 Two letters of reference. One from a professor, advisor or business professional. the second reference can be a personal reference

 An official transcript

Complete the scholarship application and upload the supporting documents via online Jot From:

If you have any questions please email them to: