The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. is very proud to highlight the talented, energetic, and successful students who have been awarded our scholarships. They have attained coveted admissions, educational advancement opportunities and are attending or have graduated from Ivy League Universities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and other institutions of higher learning nationwide. Many are currently attending Graduate schools.
Our scholars recognize the importance of giving back to their communities. Many have volunteered in their hometown communities and around the world.
The Fund commends our scholars for their outstanding accomplishments.
Ndidi A. – Fairfield County Chapter
Nicholas G. – Columbia Chapter
Cedrica A. – Columbus Chapter
Jabril K. M. – San Diego Chapter
|2015 Scholars |
Sharmar B. – Norfolk Chapter
Christopher A. – Seattle Chapter
LaDarria A. – Dallas Chapter
Adam W.- Cleveland Chapter
|2012 Scholars |
Jordan C. – Cleveland Chapter
|Raechel M. – Baltimore Chapter|
Quishaun M. – Trenton Chapter
Diamond P. – Roanoke Chapter
Shelby S. – Albany Chapter
Bria W. – New Haven Chapter
Edward T. – Houston Chapter
Dafina B. – Minneapolis Chapter
|Jasmine J. – Roanoke Chapter|
Lauren L. – Cleveland Chapter
Briana N. – Seattle Chapter
Stephanie O. – Chicago Chapter
Malena P. – Brooklyn Chapter
Maya W. – Baltimore Chapter
|2010 Scholars |
Jeffeline E. – Miami Chapter
|Christien R. – Louisville Chapter|
Toni W.S. – Trenton Chapter
Brendon T. – Pittsburgh Chapter
Chelsea W. – Greenville Chapter
Chelsea Z. – Albany Chapter
The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. Scholarship
The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. (“The Fund”) brings dreams to life by providing scholarships and mentoring to high-achieving, African-American students who face significant financial obstacles in their path toward a college education.
The Fund provides awards of $1,000 to $1,500 annually for up to four academic years, depending on availability of funds, to qualified high school seniors who have been accepted to a four-year institution. The scholarship is renewable for four years, provided applicants academic requirements are met each year. Our goal is to promote the academic achievement required to pursue careers including, but not limited to: Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, Law, Business, Education, and Creative Arts.
Special Scholarship Distinctions
GF Carolyn M. Carter Scholar (STEM Majors)
Anita Peek Gilger, MD Trust Scholar
GF Juanita P. Humphries Scholar (Outstanding accomplishments and involvement in community activities)
GF Gwendolyn G. Johnson Scholar
GF Carole Temple Phillips Scholar
Are you interested in scholarship funds for college?
To be considered for a scholarship, a student must be nominated by a chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc. Each chapter may nominate only one potential scholar. The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. (“The Fund”) assists potential scholars in connecting to their local chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc. when needed.
To be eligible for consideration, a scholarship applicant MUST:
* Be a United States Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
* Be accepted for undergraduate study at a four-year accredited institution of higher education
* Have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.3 scale
* Have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 18
* Not be related to a member of The Fund or The Girl Friends®, Inc.
* Be sponsored by a local chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc.
The scholarship application can only be retrieved and submitted by Girl Friends, Inc. chapter representatives. Please contact the local Girl Friends, Inc. chapter for the application. Potential scholars must be nominated by a chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc. Each chapter may nominate only one candidate. The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. (“The Fund”) assists potential candidates with connecting to his/her local chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc. when needed. If you need assistance finding a local chapter of The Girl Friends®, Inc., please contact us.
If you are a Girl Friends Fund, Inc. chapter representative and you have been given a username and password to apply, you may begin the application process by clicking this link.