Dr. Saroya Byrd is an entrepreneur, lifelong learner, and advocate for those in need. She has given her life to the service of those in transition through community development, mentoring/counseling, and a plethora of other ways.
The goal of this scholarship is to invest in future leaders, looking to bring about change in their communities.
The Saroya Byrd Legacy Scholarship seeks to honor the legacy and perseverance of Dr. Byrd by awarding one single parent, going back to school to pursue a degree, with hopes of spending their career addressing social issues. Single parents in school for a two-year or four-year degree are encouraged to apply if they have an interest in serving their community.
To apply, write about how you can help make a positive change in your community, and how it will impact your children’s future.