Winners of our 17th Annual Black History Scholarship Essay Contest


Click here to see this year’s contest winners!

It’s time for Black Crow Media’s 17th annual “Black History Scholarship Essay Contest,” presented by Platinum Sponsors Valdosta Nissan and Johnson Distributing with Michelob Ultra, now accepting entries through February 28th, 2023.

We can only move forward from our history if we learn from it and, and acknowledge the changes in our world, and then decide how we want to use that knowledge in the future. Black Crow Media and our community partners (see list below) want invest in that future, so we’ve teamed up to present the largest scholarships ever in this year’s Black History Scholarship Essay Contest.

NEW THIS YEAR: Video Submissions will now be accepted, along with the choice of traditional written submissions. Please see the rules and guidelines for whichever you decide to choose.

Entry for the contest will be open February 1st through 12am on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Judging will then be performed by a 3rd party and finalists will be notified on March 14, 2023. Winner placement will be announced at a winners reception on Friday, March 17, 2023.


“Please discuss the effects of social media on the fight for equality. How has social media acted as a positive impact? Has it hindered the advancement of equality?” Please include citations from your research sources.

Entering is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Download the “Guidelines & Rules” using the button below and read them.
  2. Write your essay or create your video
  3. Submit your information and essay or video using the “Entry Form” button below. the video should be uploaded to Youtube prior to completing form. (Or, you can turn in a paper copy at the offices of Black Crow Media at 1711 Ellis Drive, Valdosta, Ga 31601 no later than 3 pm, February 28, 2023. Sorry, but video entries are only accepted online.)

**Please do not include your name or image on the essay or in the video itself. If you are turning in a paper copy, you will fill out an entry form at Black Crow Media.**

“THANK YOU!” to our community partners!

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Honorable Mentions

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