From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, from Michael Brown to Eric Garner, police killing black people is a steady, sickening reality in the United States.
Police in the US kill people at a rate thousands of percent higher than any other developed country. Despite this, a stunning 99% of police killings do not result in officers being charged with a crime.
This scholarship will support a black student who has inspiring goals, across any field of study or desired career. While not required, applicants who are first-gen college students and/or are pursuing fields of study in which black students are historically underrepresented will be preferred.