National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club, Inc. (NABSTMC)

 2020 Scholarship Program

http://www.nabstmc.com/

 

 

The philosophy of the National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club, Inc., are:

  • To promote the history of African American veterans

  • To be a positive role model for youth in our community

  • To support our veterans by visiting local veterans, their families, and supporting our fallen heroes

  • To support Charitable Organizations in our community

  • To uphold the traditions and standards of the National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club (NABSTMC)

  • To promote Motorcycle Safety in our community

 

The National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club is comprised of five regional areas called Frontiers (Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, Central and Western), each comprised of different states within the United States with one common goal.  There will be 15 recipients across the 5 frontiers for a total of $25,000.00; and a single National Scholarship of $5000 will be awarded to one recipient, for a grand total of $30,000.00 to college-bound graduating high school seniors.

NABSTMC will mail funds, on behalf of the student, to the college/university he/she will be attending; upon verification of enrollment.  The scholarship will be awarded based on completed application packet, which includes, financial need, qualifications, essay, and supporting documentation. 

Instructions for candidates: 

The following are required to complete your application:

  • ACT/SAT Scores

  • Official High School Transcript (or equivalent if home schooled)

  • A 500-word essay on the topics described below

  • Letter of recommendation on official letter head from a teacher/guidance counselor/school administrator

  • Letter of recommendation on letterhead from a community service organization

  • A letter of acceptance to an institution of higher learning

  • Signed Release Form (enclosed)

  • Parent’s signature if student is under 18 years old

  • Prepare a letter of introduction; who you are, your accomplishments to date, family background, and the degree to which you are seeking, and financial need.  Provide a brief summary on how you plan to use the scholarship if selected

  • Provide Student’s name, the complete name and address of the school and/or financial aid office where they will be attending school and student ID number.Checks will be mailed to the school via the student’s account

  • Complete all forms in its entirety.Attach additional pages if required.

  • Incomplete packages will automatically be eliminated

 

 

 

Essay Topics:

Write a 500-word essay (typewritten or handwritten in your own words) on one of the following topics.                   

            **Do not write about the Buffalo Soldiers or Troopers Motorcycle Club**

 

  • What impact did the Buffalo Soldiers make in war and / or peacetime? Why is it necessary to pass this legacy on to future generations?

 

  • rovide specific examples how the Buffalo Soldiers accomplishments are still significant to modern day roadways, parks and mail.

 

  • The Congressional Medal of Honor is presented to the recipient by the President of the United States in the name of Congress.  Please provide a brief narrative regarding a Buffalo Soldier that received this honor and what can be learned from his life, efforts and commitment to duty.

 

 

       (5) Applications may be downloaded from www.nabstmc.com, and under the tab scholarship application, you will find the application and the email address to return it to.  Submit your completed application and essay by the May 15, 2020 deadline to the appropriate mailbox.  Incomplete packets will automatically be eliminated.

 

Submit Application:

           

All completed applications and required documents must be scanned and emailed to scholarship@nabstmc.com by May 15, 2020.  Subject line is your full name and State.

All sealed transcripts must be sent to the mailing address below for your respective chapter/state (pg. 6) by May 15, 2020.  Incomplete packets will be eliminated.

 

 

 

NABSTMC

Buffalo Soldiers Frontier Scholarship Program

2020 Application

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020

 

 

Name of local Buffalo Soldier Chapter: _______________________________

 

Contact Information:

First Name:

 

Last Name:

 

Address:

 

City:

 

State:

 

Zip Code:

 

Email:

 

Home Phone:

 

Cell Phone:

 

Date of Birth:

 

Gender:

 

 

 

Academic Information:

High School Name:

 

City / State

 

Graduation Date:

 

GPA:

 

Class Rank:

 

Class Size:

 

ACT Composite Score:

 

SAT Critical Reading Score:

 

SAT Math Score:

 

SAT Written Score:

 

Does Your school offer Honors, AP, or IB Programs, Dual Enrollment? Yes / No

 

Number of Honors Classes You Have Taken:

Number of AP

Class You Have

Taken:

Number of IB Classes You Have Taken:

Number of Dual Enrollment

Class You Have

Taken:

 

 

 

College Information (If you have not finalized your college choice, provide your first choice school.):

College Name:

 

City / State:

 

Institution Type:        

Certificate      Four-Year      Two-Year       Vocational or Technical:

 

Degree Sought:   Associates         Bachelors                  Certificate      

 

Major:

 

Anticipated Graduation Date:

 

 

 

Applicant Service, Extracurricular Activities and Work Experience:

 

Use this space to provide the applicant’s volunteer service, extracurricular activities and work experience during the applicant’s academic career. Do not attach a resume in lieu of completing this form. It will not be reviewed.

 

Description 

 

Total Hours or Average Hours per week:

 

Are you still participating? (yes / no)

 

Start Date:

 

End Date :     

 

Highest Position Held:

 

 

Description 

 

Total Hours or Average Hours per week:

 

Are you still participating? (yes / no)

 

Start Date:

 

End Date :     

 

Highest Position Held:

 

 

Description 

 

Total Hours or Average Hours per week:

 

Are you still participating? (yes / no)

 

Start Date:

 

End Date :     

 

Highest Position Held:

 

 

 

Honors and Awards:

Use this space to provide the applicant’s honors and awards during the applicant’s academic career. Do not attach a resume in lieu of completing this form. It will not be reviewed.

Description 

 

Level (National/State/Regional/Etc.):

 

Academic Year Achieved

 

 

 

Description 

 

Level (National/State/Regional/Etc.):

 

Academic Year Achieved

 

 

 

Terms & Conditions:

 

 

I,  ______________________________________________________ , certify, to the best of my knowledge, the information on this application is complete and accurate. Falsification of any information will cause my disqualification from the scholarship competition.

 

(1)  It is my responsibility to make sure the application process is complete by the required deadline. If not, the application may be disqualified from the scholarship competition and may not be considered for an award.

 

(2) This application, upon receipt, becomes the property of the program sponsor.

 

I agree that, if selected as an award winner for the National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Scholarship Program, the program sponsor or its agents may use my name and likeness and any other information or materials provided in connection with this program for purposes of news, publicity and advertising in all media, including but not limited to print and electronic media, press releases, internet websites and video media.

 

To comply with the provisions of the Family Educational and Privacy Act of 1974, I hereby grant permission for school officials to release secondary school records and other requested information, if necessary.

 

If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must also agree to these Terms and Conditions.

                                                                                                                                                           

Applicant Signature: ______________________________ Date:________________               

 

 

Parent Signature:__________________________________   (if applicable)

 

 

** Local Chapter/Frontier must acknowledge receipt before sending to Scholarship Committee.

 

 

Chapter__________________________Signature____________________________________

 

 

 

Frontier State

Mailing Address

Contact Information

 

 

Central Frontier

 

Arkansas

Attn:  Dewayne “D-Nice” Harrison

621 Cobblestone Cir

Mansfield, TX 76063

Dwayne “D-Nice” Harrison

Dallas TX Chapter

cfscholarship@nabstmc.com

Kansas

Louisiana

Mississippi

Missouri

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Texas

Great Lakes Frontier

Illinois

Attn: Tonya “Stilletto” Harris

c/o BSMC Charleston, WV 

PO Box 322, Dunbar, WV 25064

Tonya “Stilletto” Harris

Charleston WV Chapter

glfscholarship@nabstmc.com

Indiana

Kentucky

Michigan

Ohio

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Northeastern Frontier

Connecticut

Attn: Rosalind “BigBlock” Graves

c/o Central Virginia BSMC

P.O. Box 7925

Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Rosalind “BigBlock” Graves

Central Virginia Chapter

nefscholarship@nabstmc.com

Delaware

Maryland

Massachusetts

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

Virginia

Southeastern Frontier

Alabama

Attn: George “Sloe Ryder” Henderson

9245 Magnolia Lily Ave.

Charlotte NC 28227

George ”Slow Ryder” Henderson

Charlotte Chapter

sefscholarship@nabstmc.com

Florida

Georgia

North Carolina

South Carolina

Western Frontier

Arizona

Attn: Monica “Butta” Manly

c/o Albuquerque BSMC

P.O. Box 57061

Albuquerque, NM 87061

Monica "Butta" Manly

Albuquerque NM Chapter

wfscholarship@nabstmc.com

California

Colorado

Hawaii

Nevada

New Mexico

Washington

Korea

 

Rosalind “Big Block” Graves

Chair, National Scholarship Committee

Email: scholarship@nabstmc.com