Applications Open March 2024
The scholarships below are awarded to New York City High School students who identify as young women of color.
(Charter, Parochial, or Public)
THE LOYD-BLACKMAN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a young woman of color who has excelled in English or The Arts throughout high school and intends to be enrolled in an institution of higher education full time as a performing art, fine arts, or English major. This scholarship is named for Ms. Sandra Loyd-Blackman who served New York City as an educator for over 30 year
THE MESHA DAVIS VOCATIONAL AWARD
This scholarship is awarded to a young woman of color who is a high school senior and intends to enroll in a vocational/trade school. This award is named for Mesha Davis who is a two-time cancer survivor while being an Iron Worker.
THE LT. COLONEL JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a young woman of color that has overcome personal and/or academic hardship and will be enrolled in an institution of higher education. This scholarship is named for Lt. Colonel Veronica Jackson who overcame personal and academic obstacles to become an R.N., Nurse Administrator, and a retired officer in the United States Air Force Reserves.