MU Black Alumni currently offers two scholarships:
These Marshall University Black Alumni Scholarships are awarded to Marshall University students annually.
Black Alumni is in the process of establishing a third scholarship, the Fran Jackson Scholarship.
Marshall University Black Alumni members and friends need to complete the endowment of $15,000 in order to begin awarding scholarships for the Fran Jackson Scholarship.
Marshall University Black Alumni has awarded the 2020 Nate Ruffin Scholarship and 2020 Janis Winkfield Scholarship.
Jacqueline Brown is The Nate Ruffin 2020 Scholarship Winner. Jacqueline Brown is a first generation undergraduate computer and information and security major at Marshall University. Jacqueline was one of ten students awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience also known as the S.U.R.E program at Marshall University during this past summer, and has now two Computer Science research papers published in IEEE Xplore. Jacqueline is also secretary of Marshall’s Geeks and Gadgets, the Black Society of Scholars and the Computer Science Leadership Program on campus that encourages the Huntington community to get more engaged with technology.
Jada Betaudier is The Janis Winkfield Scholarship Winner.
Coming all the way from Atlanta, Georgia, this is Jada Betaudier, a 4.0, hard-working, extraordinary student that will never stop striving for her dreams. Despite the upsetting trials and tribulations, she always finds a way to overcome her struggles. She likes to say,“Never give upsetting events, people, or ideas any form of satisfaction, otherwise, the more recognition we give those things, the more control it has over our lives.” She likes to live by this motto.
MUBA initiates the MUBA Scholarship application process around December or January each Academic year.
The Applicants will either bring their completed applications to the MU Center for African American Students located in the Memorial Student Center, room 1W25.
Applicants can 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 MU Black Alumnii at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2020 scholarship winners will be announced at the Marshal University Alumni Association's Awards Banquet during April 2020.
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