Willie Clifton Scholarship

The Willie Clifton '84 Scholarship Fund

The Willie Clifton '84 Scholarship

The Willie Clifton '84 Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor Will Clifton, a 1984 graduate of Peirce College and president of the Black Student Union. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to an African-American student who has successfully completed 24 or more credits and is enrolled in a two-year degree program.

Award: Annual award of up to $500

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Peirce College undergraduate student
  • Have selected courses for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Submit a completed application by August 1, 2017 to the Scholarship Application website. Send the following recommendations to scholarships@peirce.edu.

  • Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from a faculty member, community leader and/or employer addressing the following questions:
    • What are your impressions of the candidate's character and maturity?
    • How do you regard him/her as a person compared to contemporaries?
    • What are the student's strengths or weaknesses?

Deadline: August 1, 2017