Hakim Mendez Scholarship

Funded by
$1,150
2 winners, $575 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
2
Application Deadline
Dec 4, 2023
Winners Announced
Jan 4, 2024
Education Level
High School, Undergraduate
1
Contribution
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school or undergraduate
GPA:
2.5 or higher
Type of School:
Historically black college or university (HBCU)
Education Level:
GPA:
Type of School:
High school or undergraduate
2.5 or higher
Historically black college or university (HBCU)

Hakim Mendez spent over 20 years as an educator, impacting the lives of countless students.

He was a man of many passions, with a great love for his family, friends, and community. He lived his life exploring the things he was interested in and cared about, making the most of every day. As a way to continue Hakim’s legacy, the Hakim Mendez Scholarship will support the next generation of BIPOC leaders.

High school and undergraduate BIPOC students are eligible to apply if they attend or are planning to attend a historically black college or university (HBCU) and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students with a record of community service are strongly preferred. To apply, write about why you’ve chosen to pursue higher education and how this scholarship will help you fulfill your future goals.

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Passion, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published September 4, 2023
$1,150
2 winners, $575 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
2
Application Deadline
Dec 4, 2023
Winners Announced
Jan 4, 2024
Education Level
High School, Undergraduate
1
Contribution
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Why have you chosen to pursue higher education? How will this scholarship help you fulfill your future goals?

400–600 words