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Featherstone Foundation Unveils $30,000 College Scholarship Fund to Support Students at Morgan State University, University of Baltimore

BALTIMORE /PRNewswire-USNewswire/  The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation awards $30,000 merit-based scholarships to 14 exceptional students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education and first generation college students. Each award winner will receive $2,000 to $3,000 scholarships. This year’s honorees will attend Morgan State University, University of Baltimore and St. Mary’s College of Maryland.  

The Foundation partnered with Morgan State University to unveil the inaugural Featherstone HBCU Scholarship program to provide opportunities for students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Read More. 

Featherstone College Scholarship Winners

  • Maricruz Abarca, Mexico, University of Baltimore
  • Chad Boxley, United States, University of Baltimore
  • Cesia Calero, El Salvador, University of Baltimore
  • Andrea Camacho, Argentina, University of Baltimore
  • Crisaly De Los Santos, Dominican Republic, University of Baltimore
  • Manisha Gurung, Nepal, University of Baltimore
  • Jennifer Hernandez, Honduras, University of Baltimore
  • Mamei Lansana, Sierra Leone, University of Baltimore
  • Loren Nelson, United States, University of Baltimore
  • Michael Vandi, Sierra Leone, University of Baltimore

Euodias E. Parker College Scholarship Winners

  • Rasheed Baskerville, Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School, will attend Morgan State University
  • Kimaya Brown, Benjamin Franklin High School, will attend St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • Tynesha Allen, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, receives an honorable mention 

Featherstone HBCU College Scholarship Winners

  • Kesharra Meadows, United States, Morgan State University
  • Kedar Timalsena, Nepal, Morgan State University

The Foundation has awarded over 40 merit-based scholarships to students in financial need. As a result of our work, first-generation college students and those from underrepresented communities are now attending Cornell University, Coppin State UniversityMorgan State University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland. Read More. 

Our track record:

43 Merit-Based Scholarship Awards 

35 Award Winners

from 12 Countries