Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s donations to the nation’s largest provider of educational support to minorities exceeds $4 million.
The Procter and Gamble Scholarship directs its criteria around academically achieving undergraduate students at any accredited four-year colleges or universities within the United States. Procter & Gamble has continuously demonstrated its remarkable leadership as a leading consumer products manufacturer within the global market. This scholarship focuses on providing financial assistance to ensure students have access […]
Kevin W. Williams (’83) has been elected to a public member position with the American Medical Association, according to a recent announcement released by the 168-year-old organization. A former senior executive with General Motors, Williams joins the nation’s largest and most prominent physician organization on its 21-member board which sets standards and policy for the […]
Tears flowed from Adrienna Williams after learning she was selected as a Gates scholar and more recently while explaining that her then-single mother once worried whether she did enough as a parent for her children in their poverty-stricken Yazoo community. Williams, a Jackson State University freshman biology major with ambitions of becoming a physician, candidly […]
The Walt Disney Company recently announced its partnership with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) through a $1 million commitment to provide scholarships to outstanding African American students and give them the required tools to realize their professional goals. This Disney scholarship program administered by UNCF will offer financial aid to high achieving African American students […]
Many organizations have a long history of providing financial aid and scholarships to African American students and UNCF falls into this category. UNCF or The United Negro College Fund is an minority education organization that funds scholarships for students and general scholarships for 37 private Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Since its inception in 1994, […]
Recognized as one of the world leaders within the automobile industry, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc has partnered with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to provide scholarship opportunities within the targeted UNCF institutions. The funding is available only for selected Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Currently, the corporate is inviting applications in UNCF Students. […]
The 35th Annual UNCF An Evening of Stars® encore airing is scheduled for Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st (check local television listings for times). “Our young people need a college education to compete in the 21st century economy. They deserve an education,” said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO, UNCF. “When someone […]