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The Frederick Douglas Global Fellowship

The scholarship is named in honor of Frederick Douglass – the AfricanAmerican social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and international statesman – to highlight the characteristics that today’s young leaders need most: a keen intellect, a strong work ethic, and a global perspective. Consistent with Douglass’ legacy, Frederick Douglass Global Fellows are meritorious individuals who demonstrate high academic achievement, exemplary communication skills, possess the hallmarks of self-determination, exhibit characteristics of bold leadership, and who have a history of service to others. In the spirit of one of America’s most powerful intellectuals, communicators, and scholars, Frederick Douglass Global Fellows commit to sharing their experience and intercultural growth with peers and classmates, before, during, and after the fellowship. Check out more information on their website

Online applications are open and must be submitted by September 17th, 2017.


Felix Cook Scholarship 2017

This one time non-renewable award is offered to qualified African American/Minority high school
seniors. Applicants are eligible regardless of major area of study. Designated scholarship winners
will receive a scholarship check which will be submitted to the Student’s Financial Bursar and
applied towards the student’s educational obligations (tuition and/or books).

  • Applicants must have: 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  •  Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in one of the following:
  •  4 year accredited college or university
  • 2 year accredited college or university
  • Accredited business or vocational school 

The deadline for this application is May 15th, 2017! Please click here for application and scholarship requirement info. 


Advocacy and Communications Associate at National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association 

Research, write, and coordinate activities and resources to support digital communication outreach and NFPRHA publications. Maintain and contribute to NFPRHA’s national reputation. Visit their job announcement to learn more.