In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Award-winning William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation empowered first-generation students to achieve higher education with college scholarships, tackled unemployment and underemployment through our innovative workforce program that placed participants in meaningful careers.
Featherstone College Scholarships
This year, the William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation provided $90,000 in Featherstone Scholarships to support academic equity in higher education.
Our Scholars are trailblazers. Watch this amazing impact video that shows that our exceptional Featherstone awardees urged Vice President Kamala Harris to support digital equity in Baltimore, competed in the Tokyo Olympics (and will compete in Paris 2024), and others worked at NASA and the Model United Nations program as interns.
To date, we have provided over $326,000 to outstanding students from 25 countries who now attend 12 institutions such as Coppin State University, Morgan State University, The University of Baltimore, Cornell University and more!
Since 2017, the Featherstone Scholarship Program has awarded:
- over $326,000
- 131 scholarships to
- students from 25 countries
- now attending 12 institutions.