Marva Collins was a pioneer in education who was passionate about learning and spreading access to knowledge.
Collins founded the Westside Preparatory School in Chicago and enrolled children who had been considered “unteachable” or “problem” students. She employed unique methods to help her students succeed.
This scholarship aims to help Black undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in education so they can focus on their university training and be prepared to help their future students.
Any Black college sophomore or junior who is planning to become an educator may apply for this scholarship
To apply, tell us about what inspired you to pursue a future as an educator.
The scholarship will have 5 winners:
1st Place - $2,000
1 Second Place - $1,000
3 Honorable Mentions - $500