“Leadership does not have to be individualistic (…) it can be collective.

Angela Davis
Annual Scholarships

The BIPOC Unity Center awards two scholarships per academic year:

The Rashad G. Richardson “I Can Achieve” Memorial Scholarship ($3,000.00) is intended to recognize a high-achieving, student of color at Ithaca College.  The ideal candidate will have made significant contributions toward improving the quality of life for PoC youth in the Tompkins County community.   

The African-Latino Society (ALS) Memorial Scholarship ($1,200.00) is awarded to a student of color at Ithaca College who has made significant contributions to the Ithaca College campus.  This scholarship aims to honor a student who has worked to influence and promote the academic, political, social, economic, and cultural welfare of students of color at IC and the greater Ithaca community.

The application can be found here: (http://tinyurl.com/BIPOC-SCHOLARSHIP)

These scholarships will be awarded for the 2024-2025 academic year. *