The pioneers of the voting rights movement created a better and more equitable world, but the fight for voting rights and racial justice is not done yet.
While there has been significant improvement in the gap of enrollment statistics for African American students, they still are faced with many barriers to get to graduation. Among students enrolled in four-year public institutions, 45.9% of Black students complete their degrees in six years—the lowest rate compared to other races and ethnicities.
This scholarship aims to honor the lives of Amelia and Samuel William Boynton by supporting African American undergraduates and graduates students.
Any African American student may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about Amelia Boynton Robinson and Samuel William Boynton, their impact on the voting rights movement, and how you will help the world through your career.