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Scholarships

The Stockton Links are proud of our commitment to the education of African American youth within San Joaquin County communities. Each year our members work diligently to provide financial assistance to young people attending institutions of high learning.


The Links Incorporated Stockton (CA) Chapter is pleased to offer 2 educational scholarships:

  1. The Links Incorporated, Stockton (CA) Chapter General Scholarship
  2. Lavenna R. Moppins Gray Community Service Scholarship

Any graduating African-American high school senior who lives in San Joaquin County may apply according to the following specific criteria.

Criteria for General Scholarship

  • Grade Point Average 3.0 or above.

Criteria for Community Service Scholarship

  • Grade Point Average 2.5 or above
  • Submit an essay on the topic:
    What impact has my area of community service had on my community? The essay should be a minimum of 250 words, not to exceed 500 words.

To Complete the Application Packet for Either Scholarship

  1. Stockton Links Scholarship Application typed or printed legibly. Do not fold.
  2. Include an official sealed copy of your current transcript
  3. In your own words, explain why you are applying for a scholarship and state any compelling reasons to justify your need to apply for financial aid. Outline any unusual financial circumstances that would clarify your status and eligibility for a scholarship.
  4. Two (2) letters of recommendation:
    One letter from a school staff member familiar with your academic accomplishments.
    One letter from a community leader of an organization in which you served.

Submit all application items in 8x10 envelope and mail completed packet, postmarked by March 31 to:

The Links, Incorporated, Stockton (CA) Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 7950
Stockton, CA 95267
Contact Person: Ms. Glynis Dove at 209 545 5697
Incomplete application will automatically disqualify applicant

Download the Scholarship Application (PDF)
Download the Scholarship Application (Word Document)


Human Trafficking Awareness

Discussion on Human Trafficking Awareness: Protect African American girls

The Stockton Chapter of The Links, Incorporated invite you to attend an informative discussion to raise the awareness of human trafficking victims. Please join this collaboration of San Joaquin County community organizations for an introduction to the indicators of human sex trafficking victims, the appropriate response for stakeholders when they learn of victimization and considerations for the recovery of victims. Attendees will receive information regarding available resources for the fight against human trafficking.


This is an opportunity to hear from practitioners in victim advocacy, law enforcement, and actual human trafficking survivors AND assemble emergency backpacks for African American girls who are victims.


Register Here


Date and Time

Sat, February 15, 2020 10:00 AM 2:00 PM PST Add to Calendar


Location

Cesar Chavez Central Library 605 North El Dorado Street Stockton, CA 95202
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