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Anthony Anderson has appeared in over 20 films, and his performance on "Law & Order" earned him his fourth consecutive NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for the 2010 season.
Anderson grew up in Los Angeles. While pursuing his acting career, he continued his education by attending the High School for the Performing Arts, where he earned first place in the NAACP's ACTSO Awards with his performance of the classic monologue from "The Great White Hope." That performance, along with his dedication to his craft, earned him an art scholarship to Howard University.
Mr. Anderson desired to create the UNCF/Anthony Anderson Scholarship in connection with his appearance on the 34th Annual UNCF “An Evening of Stars”.
For full award consideration, students must complete the online application form, upload a transcript and invite an academic reference to submit a recommendation letter online.