MUBA Scholarship Information

Current Scholarships

MU Black Alumni currently offers two scholarships:


  1. Nate Ruffin Scholarship 
  2. Janis Winkfield Scholarship

These Marshall University Black Alumni Scholarships are awarded to  Marshall University students annually.


The 2018 Marshall University Black Alumni Scholarship winners are Birthane Gimay - Nate Ruffin Scholarship and Bisodun Joyce Ishola - Janis Winkfield Scholarship.


Black Alumni is also in the process of establishing a third scholarship, the Fran Jackson Scholarship. 


Check back soon for information about donating to the Fran Jackson Scholarship or other MUBA Scholarships.

Apply for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarhip and the 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship

Marshall University Black Alumni will soon be accepting applications for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.


Marshall University students will be able to apply for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship by completing an application form and returning the form to MU Black Alumni.


Check back soon to download and apply for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and the 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.



Birthane Gimay - Nate Ruffin Scholarship and Bisodun Joyce Ishola - Janis Winkfield Scholarship.

Sending your Application to MUBA

Applicants will bring their completed applications to the MU Center for African American Students located in the Memorial Student Center, room 1W25. 


Applicants will also be able to mail their completed application to MU Black Alumni at the following address:


Marshall University Black Alumni, Inc.

P.O. Box 2243

Huntington, WV 25723-2243


Applicants can also e-mail their completed application form to marshallblackalumni@aol.com


Marshall University Black Alumni, Inc. must receive completed 2018 Scholarship Applications by February 1, 2018.