MUBA Scholarship Information

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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 - 2018 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and Bisodun Joyce Ishola - 2018 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.  Please see their picture below courtesy of the Herald Dispatch newspaper.


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.

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

Marshall University Black Alumni is now accepting applications for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.  Each scholarship will award $1000 for the 2019 - 2020 Academic School Year.


Marshall University students can 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.   Applications are due back to MU Black Alumni via mail or e-mail no later than March 1, 2019.


The 2019 scholarship winners will be announced at the Marshal University Alumni Association's Awards Banquet, Saturday, April 13, 2019.  


Click here to download an application  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 can bring their completed applications to the MU Center for African American Students located in the Memorial Student Center, room 1W25. 


Applicants can also 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


In addition, applicants can e-mail their completed application form to MU Black Alumnii at the following e-mail address:  marshallblackalumni@aol.com


Marshall University Black Alumni, Inc. must receive completed 2019 Scholarship Applications by March 1, 2019. 


The 2019 scholarship winners will be announced at the Marshal University Alumni Association's Awards Banquet, Saturday, April 13, 2019. 


Click here to download an application form for the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and the 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.