Home > News > Post Content

Apply Now For the Nyra Renee Shaw-Hemphill Memorial Scholarship Fund (1544 hits)

Applications are now open for the 2020 Nyra Renee Shaw-Hemphill Memorial Scholarship. This memorial fund was started to honor the memory of a beloved only child and daughter by her mother, supporting family, and friends. Nyra passed away of a congenital heart disease while participating in an on-campus activity on October 3, 2019, at the tender age of 20-years-old.

Soon after her daughter's transition, the mother wanted to honor her memory by supporting students like her - those who do not have the perfect GPA and therefore fly under the radar for a number of scholarships.

There are two (2) separate scholarship awards with different criteria. Please check out the options and apply to the one (or both) that best suits you.

Scholarship A Criteria
- 2.0 GPA or Higher
- Accepted to a Four Year Degree Program at an HBCU
- Full-Time Student Status
- Single Parent Household
- Income Less than $80,000
- High School Senior in Hamilton County, Ohio

Scholarship B Criteria
- 2.25 GPA or Higher
- Accepted to Tuskegee University for a 4 Year Degree
- Full-Time Status
- Single Parent Household
- Income Less than $80,000
- A United States Citizen | Resident

Application instructions also include filling out a form, writing an essay, and providing a letter of reference. To view complete eligibility requirements and all supporting materials that you need to provide, visit https://www.nyrarshawscholarship.org/.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Monday, March 2nd 2020 at 8:56PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...

More From This Author
Start your Career In Marketing With The 2020 AdFellows Fellowship Program - Now Taking Applications!
Oakwood University Alumni Week Goes Virtual
Alabama State University Waives ACT/SAT Requirements for 2020-2021
Norfolk State University: We see the future in you
Savannah State University applicants for summer and fall no longer need ACT or SAT scores
Alabama State University Postpones Spring Graduation 2020
Summer Internships 2020: Software Engineers Requested for INROADS Internships
Update: Alcorn State University guidance and information related to Spring Break, Travel, Campus Events
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home
Sponsored Content Create an Ad
Follow Us!
Link To Us!
Do you have a website? Link to HBCU Connect!