Blair Memorial Scholarship - Application

Blair Mandela was a compassionate, free spirited young man who loved learning. He served as the founding president of our Youth Development Leadership Council; providing youth focused and centered insight on the development of our Asset Based Resource Center. He transitioned in 2017 leaving behind a powerful legacy and a charge to us all to dispel myths around mental challenges and remove barriers to success.

This $500 scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate academic fortitude and desire to pursue higher education.

-2.5 GPA
-Currently enrolled or accepted into an institution of higher learning (freshman, sophomore, junior and/or senior)
-Completed Essay Question(s)
-Please send copy of transcripts to by 7/26/2020

Application Due:
7/26/2020 at midnight
First and Last Name *
Email *
Address *
Phone number *
Are you a member of Detroit Phoenix Center? If so, please select which program and/or services you have been involved in.... (Please check all that apply) *
What highschool are you graduating from? (if applicable) If already graduated, list highschool name and year of graduation *
Name of College / University attending.... *
What is your current G.P.A? (please send transcript to *
What is your cumulative G.P.A?
Enrollment Status (check all that apply) *
What semester will you apply the scholarship? (if awarded) *
What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.)? (500 words) *
Describe your academic and career goals and your plans to achieve them and discuss any of your extracurricular/volunteer activities (both on and off campus) that you may perform. (250 words) *
(DPC Members & Alumni only - extra points) How has DPC supported you to date? How will this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
Is there anything else that you would like us to know?
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