A total of 15 students were selected as scholarship recipients for students heading to schools throughout the area such as St. Peterâ€™s University and William Paterson college or as far away as West Virginia UniversityÂ and Howard University in Washington D.C. Â Of the group, eight (8) new students were selected as scholarship winners while seven (7) students were continued scholarship recipients.
â€œEach and every year we coordinate our efforts to ensure that the foundation lives ups to its founding ideals of assisting students through scholarships to realize their dreams of higher education,â€ said foundation president and co-founder Sandra Cunningham.
As one of the founding principles of the foundation, scholarship recipients will be paired with a mentor who is a professional of various backgrounds from the community. These mentors will serve as role models for the young students and also a sounding board for students needing guidance in these crucial phases of their lives. Â Â Each scholarship winner will receive a check for $1,500 to help defray the cost of tuition. Continue reading Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation Announce Scholarship Winners