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Cotillion Scholarship Opportunities

Miss Debutante and Attendant

The honor is awarded to the first four Debutantes who raise the most funds.  The Scholarship amount is a percentage of funds raised, less the presentation fee of $750.00.

Miss Congeniality

The honor is awarded to a Debutante selected by her Debutante peers.

Community Service Award

The award is based on the Debutante’s community service during the past calendar year.

Sheila Shaw Scott Book Award

 The $500.00 Scholarship is awarded to the Debutante with the highest cumulative grade point average.  The selection is based on the Debutante’s official transcript for the term immediately preceding the Debutante Cotillion.

Bernice Howell Stokes “ Salute to the Black Male” Award

The $500.00 Scholarship is awarded to a Debutante’s Junior Escort who is classified as a high school senior and who plans to enroll in a 2-year or 4-year college or university, or who is currently enrolled.  The selection is based on the Junior Escort’s cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the term immediately preceding the Debutante Cotillion, an essay on the topic provided, and a letter of character recommendation from a school counselor, teacher, minister, or community service organization or foundation.

Please contact the Cotillion or Debutante Chair for more information.