Ronald E. Hall Colorism Research Scholarship
Number of Scholarships Three scholarships will be awarded each year (depending on funding) beginning in 2024.
Scholarship Focus Applicants’ research must focus on one of following three areas: • The psychological, emotional, physical and social well-being issues caused by colorism.• Innovative ideas related to colorism.• New theories/concepts relative to colorism.
Applicant Criteria (including supporting documentation)• Completed Application. Access the application via the following link: Ronald E. Hall Colorism Research Scholarship. • Applicants should be the primary author of the research, with colorism as a primary component or variable. • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited institution either in a master’s or doctorate degree program in the United States and registered for the current semester. Proof of Registration required.
• Evidence of academic standing (3.0 or better)- Unofficial transcripts required.
• Support of a faculty member in the form of a “Letter of Recommendation” submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Statement Submissions must consist of 1000-1500 words and contain the following: • Description of the research focus including methodology, variables, purpose, theoretical framework, theory, questionnaire/survey description, etc. • Academic goals and how they are relative to colorism, diversity, equity, belonging, justice and inclusion.
Submissions• Submit Personal Statements via e-mail to the address below along with a cover letter.• Submissions: email@example.com
Submission DeadlineApplications and supporting documentation must be submitted by the end of first week of July each year. The due date will be posted each year.
Scholarship Award Start DateScholarships will be awarded during each yearly conference beginning in 2024.
Evaluation CriteriaScholarship applicants will be evaluated by the criteria noted in the “Characteristics of Scholarship.” Scholarship recipients will be asked to submit a current photograph and agree to have the photo and their name included on the Scholarship page of the Ronald E. Hall Conference on Colorism website and the website of the Colorism Project, Inc. (A signed release will be required).
Scholarship Award NotificationApplicants will be notified via e-mail.Award of scholarship.
Scholarship Award Components • Scholarship funds.• Free admission to the yearly Ronald E. Hall Conference on Colorism. • Presentation of research at the next Ronald E. Hall Conference on Colorism.• Publication of research in the Journal of Colorism Studies.
Ronald E. Hall Colorism Research Scholarship Committee Chair, Dr. Vikki Carpenter Scholarship Application link: Ronald E. Hall Colorism Research Scholarship Application To sponsor the Ronald E. Hall Colorism Research Scholorship, please visit our Sponsor page.