Who Can Apply: The Melissa Boston Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Melissa Boston who, in January 2019, tragically lost her battle with cancer at the age of 36.
It is our hope that once our scholarship winner has graduated and engaged in a productive career, they will help honor the memory of Melissa by giving future students a similar financial opportunity, engaging in cancer awareness campaigns and serving their community.
You are eligible for the scholarship if you are:
- A black female student who lives in New York, New York
- Graduated high school in 2021
- Have been accepted to a two or four-year college
Submission: To apply, write an essay demonstrating your passion and commitment to helping others.
Deadline: November 2, 2022