SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Area Black Caucus, Inc. will award its annual Rosenwald “Robbie” Robertson Scholarships this spring. The $500 scholarships are awarded to the students who best demonstrate the standards of academic achievement, leadership and service to the African American community which the late city councilman and community leader Robertson exemplified.

The deadline for completed applications is March 3. The awards will be made on April 5. Applicants must be graduates of a Sacramento area high school by the end of the spring term 2012, recent high school graduates and continuing college/university students are eligible. Previous award recipients are also eligible to apply. The application can be downloaded by visiting

For more information, call SABC’s office at (916) 484-5025.