Melissa Boston Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
The Boston Family
Learn more about the Donor
$1,544
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Aug 10, 2021
Winners Announced
Sep 10, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
6
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Status:
You must be a African American woman.
Education:
You must have been accepted into a technical school or a two- or four-year college.
Status:
Education:
You must be a African American woman.
You must have been accepted into a technical school or a two- or four-year college.

The Melissa Boston Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Melissa Boston who, in January 2019, tragically lost her battle with cancer at the age of 36.

It is our hope that once our scholarship winner has graduated and engaged in a productive career, they will help honor the memory of Melissa by giving future students a similar financial opportunity, engaging in cancer awareness campaigns and serving their community.

You are eligible for the scholarship if you are:

  • A black female student who lives in New York, New York
  • Graduated high school in 2021
  • Have been accepted to a two or four-year college

To apply, write an essay demonstrating your passion and commitment to helping others.

Note: You can learn more about Melissa here.

General
Selection Criteria:
$1,544
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Aug 10, 2021
Winners Announced
Sep 10, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
6
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Describe your passion and commitment to helping others.

600–1000 words

FAQ