Apply to the Bob Marley: One Love Social Impact Scholarship


January 25, 2024

They’re giving away a $5,000 scholarship!

Are you a dedicated student passionate about making a positive impact in your community? The Bob Marley: One Love Social Impact Scholarship is an opportunity for rising sophomore, junior, and senior students pursuing degrees in community organizing, nonprofit management, public policy, or social justice-related programs. Sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, this scholarship aims to support the educational journey of students committed to social activism and positive change.


  • Deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Award Amount: $5,000

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the Bob Marley: One Love Social Impact Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Identify as Black or African American
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Enrolled in one of the following Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs):
    • Bowie State University
    • Clark Atlanta
    • Hampton University
    • Morehouse College
    • Morgan State University
    • Spelman College

Application Materials: Applicants are required to submit the following materials by the deadline (April 30, 2024):

  • Complete a 2-part online application
  • Respond to the essay prompt: “How has the life and legacy of Bob Marley influenced your life and social activism aspirations?”
  • Submit a legible copy of your current transcript (unofficial accepted)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a resume highlighting work experience, extracurricular activities, honors, community service, and special skills
  • Upload a recent professional headshot suitable for publication (high resolution, no less than 72 dpi)

Apply here: https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/opportunities

Cover Photo: Bob Marley performs in 1970/ Michael Ochs Archives


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