Theresa Lord Future Leader Scholarship

Funded by
Lord Family
Learn more about the Donor
$950
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Mar 14, 2022
Winners Announced
Apr 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
2
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student
Race:
Must be African American or of Caribbean descent
Education Level:
Race:
Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student
Must be African American or of Caribbean descent

Theresa Lord was a beloved mother and grandmother with a big heart and sharp mind. She was born in the late 1920’s, a Trinidadian, lived to the age of 92. In all of her years on a small island and decades more in the United States, she believed the best way to succeed for a Black person was an education.

The mother of 7 children, grandmother to 30 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildren she believed in having a strong faith in God and belief in yourself. Her wealth was measured in love and adoration from family and friends.

It was important to Theresa to attend the graduations of all of her grandchildren, an important milestone she wanted to witness.

This scholarship seeks to support an African American student or a student of Caribbean descent so they can fulfill their destiny.

Any African American or Caribbean-descended high school senior or undergraduate student pursuing a four-year degree may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us about yourself, your goals, an obstacle you faced, and what that experience taught you.

Diversity and Inclusion
$950
1 winner
Open
Application Deadline
Mar 14, 2022
Winners Announced
Apr 15, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
2
Contributions
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Tell us about you and your educational goals. What's an obstacle you faced in your life, and what did you learn from that experience?

400–600 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Mar 14, 2022. Winners will be announced on Apr 15, 2022.