, NJ - The Somerset County Democratic Committee Black Caucus (SCDCBC) is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the Somerset County Future (Political) Leaders Scholarship.

Applications will be accepted from November 15, 2019, through December 16, 2019.

The Somerset County Future (Political) Leaders Scholarship recognizes undergraduate college students of African descent who reside in Somerset County and have “demonstrated a commitment to community activism and engagement towards their community’s socio-economic health and wellbeing in New Jersey."

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Two undergraduate scholarship awards are available in the amount between $500.00 to $1000.00 each for a single year. Awards are for one year only; however, recipients may re-apply for a second year. All scholarship awards will be announced no later than February 6, 2020 and paid directly to the recipients at the SCDCBC Scholarship Luncheon on March 7, 2020. Somerset County Democratic Committee Black Caucus 873 Hamilton Street, Unit 115A Somerset, NJ 08873.


The scholarship is restricted to undergraduate students attending a 4-year accredited college or university as a freshman, sophomore, or junior. Additionally, applicants must: (1) reside in Somerset County (2) have a declared major in the field of Political Science or a demonstrated interest in the political arena (3) be a US citizen of African descent (4) have completed at least one (1) year of college credits by the time the award is received.


Applications will be accepted from November 15th through December 16th and can be accessed at The SCDCBC is committed to supporting our youth who utilize the political process to improve and advance the lives of people of African descent. TAP here to apply.