Scholarship Recipients

2018 Winners

Sierra Warner

Name: Sierra Warner
High School: Freedom Prep Charter High School
College: Ursinus College - Collegeville, PA
Anticipated Major: Biology
Personal Statement: I am driven by my passion to help others. I strive to be a role model for other diverse girls from communities like my own. In my future, I plan to be a doctor or biology teacher at my high school alma mater, Freedom Prep Charter High School.

Karima Dickerson

Name: Karima Dickerson
High School: Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
College: Cornell University - Ithica, NY
Anticipated Major: Nutritional Science
Personal Statement: "Runners, take your mark. Set. Go!" The shotgun is fired; the relay has begun. Now the baton is being passed on to me - and I fully intend to uphold my family's legacy. And when I look around me, I see what I want to change.

Siani Davis
Name: Siani Davis
High School: Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
College: Rutgers University-Camden
Anticipated Major: Criminal Justice & Social Work
Personal Statement: I know that because I am a young African-American young woman from a lower socioeconomic background I am not expected to accomplish many of the things that I know I can and will.  Throughout my lifetime I have worked diligently to ensure that I perform to my fullest potential to excel and more importantly to grow as a human being.
Esmeralda Peña
Name: Esmeralda Peña
High School: Brimm Medical Arts High School
College: Rutgers University-Camden
Anticipated Major: Marketing
Personal Statement: Whenever I reflect on my immigration from the Dominican Republic when I was teased and bullied for not being able to speak English well, I chose to rise above my hardships and handle things differently.   Those struggles never stopped me. I am more than what I’ve been labeled and how I’ve been treated. I have always had bigger and greater dreams for my life.

2017 Winners

Natalia Castelan
Natalia Castelan
Naima Hazzard
Naima Hazzard
Iyonna Herbert
Iyonna Herbert
Adelina Hernandez
Adelina Hernandez
Nasyria Taylor
Nasyria Taylor