Monday, September 1, 2014

Dr. Martin Jenkins Scholar Award, Grades 6-12!!

Award Announcement:  The Dr. Martin Jenkins Scholar Award for Highly Gifted Black Students (6th - 12th Graders)

This student award is named in honor of Dr. Jenkins, Father of Research on Gifted Blacks, and it is designed to honor the achievements of highly gifted Black students who excel academically in school.  

Award Benefits.  Recipients:
  • will receive $300 Cash Award and NAGC convention registration in Baltimore, MD
  • and parents will receive 1 year Parent membership in NAGC and Special Populations Network;
  • are required to attend a featured session at NAGC on November 14th 9:30-10:30 am.
  • are required to share brief end of school year report on academic progress by email.
To Apply. Download the application file.
    Email all materials to the following three Jenkins Scholar committee members and let us know if you have any questions. 
    • Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, (jdavis@vuu.edu) Virginia Union Univ., NAGC Executive Board Member. GRACE & SPN Member
    • Dr. Donna Y. Ford, (donna.ford@vanderbilt.edu) , Vanderbilt Univ., NAGC Gifted Racial Accountability & Commitment to Equity (GRACE) Co-Chair
    • Dr. Tarek Grantham, (grantham@uga.edu) Univ. of Georgia, NAGC Special Populations Network Convention Program Chair

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