C. J. McLin, Jr. Scholarship

Established in 1992, the C.J. McLin, Jr. Scholarship Fund encourages residents of Montgomery County to complete college studies at an accredited institution of higher learning in Ohio, or at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) school in the United States. The Fund provides financial assistance for tuition and/or related educational expenses. The C.J. McLin, Jr. Scholarship Fund is a permanent endowment of The Dayton Foundation’s African American Community Fund. Students must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA and a strong record of community service. A detailed essay is required.

CJ McLin
$1,000.00 - renewable for 3 additional years
African American Community Foundation, Montgomery County
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicants are also required to complete a thorough essay addressing each of the following components: Please Note: 45% of the total score you receive will be based upon your essay. A.) Discuss your participation in current community service activities. What are some of your experiences in working in the community? What have you learned by working in the community? B.) Who or what has motivated you toward community service? How has this person or event affected your motivation to perform community service? C.) How do you intend to bring this community focused spirit to your college campus and professional life? Discuss short-term and long-term plans for future participation in community service. How do you plan to continue community service on your college campus and in your prospective profession?
  2. Are you planning to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)?
  3. Do you plan to attend college in Ohio?