2023 Featherstone Awards Ceremony

The Featherstone Awards Ceremony is an annual event that showcases Baltimore’s most promising youth and promotes academic equity in higher education. Thirty exceptional students, from underrepresented communities, will receive $3,000 Featherstone College Scholarships to attend Coppin State University, Morgan State University, The University of Baltimore and other institutions.

We invite you to save the date for our annual Featherstone Awards Ceremony on Friday, August 11, 2023 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at The University of Baltimore

Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has provided over $326,000 through 128 scholarships to students from 25 countries who now attend 12 institutions.  Funds raised will provide general support aligned with our effort to create equal access to opportunities. We invite you to review our sponsorship options and benefits and our special tribute video. 

We are honored to announce that Alicia Wilson, co-founder, Black Philanthropy Circle, will receive this year’s Featherstone Changemaker Award. This prestigious prize recognizes an influential leader who drives social change and makes a positive impact in the community.  Read More.

Our 2023 lineup includes: 

  • Kurt L. Schmoke, president, The University of Baltimore
  • Travis E. Mitchell, senior vice president & chief content officer, Maryland Public Televisionwill provide the keynote address.
  • Alicia Wilson, co-founder, Black Philanthropy Circle
  • Felipe Garcia Landa, deputy consul, Embassy of Mexico.

Stay tuned for the 2023 Featherstone Scholarship Award winners announcement. 

Learn more:

2023 Award winners
2022 Award Winners
2021 Award Winners

During these unprecedented times, we hope you will join us in playing a critical role in creating economic advancement opportunities for underrepresented communities. We invite you to become a sponsor.