“My scholarship significantly assisted with my tuition. This scholarship was a blessing.”
Harrison attends the University of California, Berkeley with a declared major in Business Administration. "Between my summer courses and first semester courses, I have a 3.5 GPA.” He has participated in an array of college activities during his first semester of college. They include: the Haas Undergraduate Black Business Association (HUBBA) Board Member & Rotational Intern, CMG Strategy Consulting Business Analyst, ASUC Student Body President Social Engagement Intern, Co-Campaign Manager for Senator Gopal, and Captain for Intramural Basketball Competitive League team that placed 2nd.
“His career plans after graduation are “Start my own photography business and become an investor; or basketball coach.”
Henry attends Merritt College and is undecided for a major. He says the scholarship “will be used to help pay for housing and textbooks.” His primary activity in college so far is his participation on the Basketball team. So far, he indicates he was successful in his goals for the year and passed his Statistics class.
“I finished my first semester with a 3.33 gpa and I pride myself in the fact that I was able to finish out strong.”
Liana attends San Diego State University with a declared major in Psychology. She states, “I used my scholarship award towards my tuition and it helped me tremendously." Liana is actively involved in a variety of activities: Afrikan Student Union, Delight (A Christian Group on campus), and HGS (Henrietta GoodWin Scholars, among others.
“I have been able to learn more about other cultures, landed a few jobs and freelance opportunities, and I’ve started working with a local church to help them reach out to college students.”
Jordan attends Grand Canyon University with a major in Business Administration He states, “I used the award to help pay for room and board. It helped greatly reduce the entire cost of college.” Jordan is participating in the in the Black Student Union, Canyon Choral Society, GCU Acapella Club, GCE Marketing Club. “I wanted to step out of my shell and learn more not just about my own culture, but the culture of others around me.”
“I have been getting nothing less than a B in my classes so I am very proud of that.”
Attends California State University Eastbay majoring in Kinesiology. His goals is to finish the semester with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Member of Sankofa Scholars program, (KRG) Kinesiology Research Group, and a Men's Devotional group. Earned accreditation for The Dean's List, Oral Communication Skills, Quantitative Reasoning Skills and Written Communication Skills in his first semester.
“I am proud to have received a 3.6 GPA in my first semester at UC Berkeley.”
Jordyn attends the University of California with a major in Business Administration. She states, “I used my scholarship award to help reduce the cost of on campus dorm housing. This helped me to avoid costly loans to fill the gap.” While in her freshman year, “I have enjoyed participating in the CAL BSU. I am also a member of the CAL Women’s Soccer team.”