SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships

The Ivy Community Charities of Prince George’s County, (Charities) in partnership with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Iota Gamma Omega Chapter annually presents scholarships to high achieving students and students in need who reside in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  Charities has awarded approximately $600,000 since the inception of the ICC Scholars Program thanks to the generosity of our community partners and members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iota Gamma Omega Chapter.  Charities exceeded its scholarship goal for the 2021 scholarship season and will be awarding more than $52,000 in scholarships consisting of: ICC Scholars Signature Scholarships, ICC Endowed Scholarships, Memorial Scholarships, Reach Back Alumni Awards, Councilmanic District Scholarships, Community Partner Scholarships and Target Specialty Awards.

ICC Scholars: Signature Scholarships

Ashley Sarah Brown (CMIT South attending Dillard University/Film and Business)

Layla Garcia (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend the Johns Hopkins University/Psychology)

Mekayla Lue (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend Morgan State University/Information Technology)

Amari Muhammad (Eleanor Roosevelt HS to attend University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)/Environmental Science)

Dikachi Opaigbeogu (Charles Herbert Flowers HS to attend Regent University/Business)

Jaida Parker (attends Bowie State University/Psychology)

Chandler Nicole Robinson (Academy of Health Sciences HS to attend Howard University/Biology/Pre-Med Track/Dance/Environmental Studies)

Emerson Tiwang (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend Princeton University/Computer Science/Finance)

Brooke Varner (Bishop McNamara HS to attend Hampton University/Psychology)

2021 Councilmanic District Scholarship Awards

Councilmanic District 4 Scholarship awarded by Council Member Todd M. Turner

Sophie Grace Tsanang-Tigoumo (DuVal HS to attend Columbia University/Biomedical Engineering/African American Studies)

 

Councilmanic District 6 Scholarship awarded by Council Member Derrick Leon Harris

Lawrence Williams (Charles Herbert Flowers HS attending Penn State - York/Pre-Major)

 

Councilmanic District 8 Scholarship awarded by Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker

Nia Nottingham (Oxon Hill HS attending the Univ. of MD - College Park/Business Management/Supply Chain Management)

 

Councilmanic District 9 Scholarship awarded by Council Member Sydney J. Harrison

Lacey Polite (Frederick Douglass HS attending Howard University/Health Science/Dance)

 

ICC Endowed Scholarships

District 4 Scholarship Endowment

Established by Former Council Member, Judge Ingrid M. Turner, Esquire (District 4)

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student who resides in or is graduating from a high school in Prince George’s County Councilmanic District 4.

Sophie Grace Tsanang-Tigoumo, 2021 Recipient (DuVal HS to attend Columbia University/Biomedical Engineering/African American Studies)

 

District 4 - Continuing Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to a student who received a scholarship under this endowment fund in a previous year and is continuing in her/his collegiate academic pursuits.

Stephanie Ijomor, 2020 Recipient

Carla Rose, 2019 Recipient

Fehintola Bright-Awonuga, 2018 Recipient

District 7 Scholarship Endowment

Established by Former Council Member Karen R. Toles (District 7)

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student who resides in or is graduating from a high school in Prince George’s County Councilmanic District 7.

Brooke Varner (Bishop McNamara HS to attend Hampton University/Psychology)

 

Mary Ray Thompson Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend an HBCU four-year college or university in North Carolina.

Miya Allen (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend North Carolina A&T State University/Accounting & Business Information Technology)

Scholarship Captain: Carolyn N. Pinckney

 

June C. Turner Educational Endowment

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university.

Troi Moore (Fairmont Heights HS to attend Oakwood University/Elementary Education/Entrepreneurship)

Scholarship Captain: The Honorable Ingrid M. Turner

 

Fannie Williams Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Chandler Nicole Robinson (Academy of Health Sciences HS to attend Howard University/Biology/Pre-Med Track/Dance/Environmental Studies)

Scholarship Captain: Cynthia Williams

ICC Memorial Scholarships

Dr. & Mrs. Limone C. Collins, Sr., Mr.& Mrs. Curtis J. Anderson, Sr.

Prairie View A&M University Alumni

These scholarships are awarded to a high achieving student who plans to major in biology, engineering or education and attend a four-year college or university.

Victoria Simmons (Eleanor Roosevelt HS to attend Northeastern University/Bioengineering)

Presenters: Sharon Collins & Dr. Limone C. Collins

 

Jasper Farley Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university. Ernestina Atta-Safoh (Eleanor Roosevelt HS to attend Temple University/Speech, Language and Hearing Science)

Scholarship Captain: Audrey Farley

  Angela A. Holland, Esquire Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a Law or Law related major.

Dikachi Opaigbeogu (Charles Herbert Flowers HS to attend Regent University/Business)

Scholarship Captain: Marilyn L. Holland

 

Sophia Miller Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university.

Joy Lee (Henry A. Wise HS to attend Stevenson University/Elementary Education/English)

Scholarship Captain: Dr. Frances Plummer

 

Selwyn Andre Penny Woods Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university.  Ashley Sarah Brown (CMIT South attending Dillard University/Film and Business)

Scholarship Captain: Tanya Penny Woods

 

Executive Director’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the student who demonstrated superior skills and creativity in addressing current civic or social justice issues and plans to attend a four-year college or university.

Troi Moore (Fairmont Heights HS to attend Oakwood University/Elementary Education/Entrepreneurship) and Oseghale E. Esene (Charles Herbert Flowers HS to attend Howard University/Computer Information Systems)

Scholarship Captain: Cheryl Petty Garnette, ICC Executive Director

Community Partner Scholarships

Girlfriends Turning Pages Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university. Rakeem Sheikh Josiah Patterson (Dr. Henry A. Wise HS to attend Morgan State University/Engineering)

Scholarship Captain: Dr. Heidi Oliver-O’Gilvie

 

Dantzler, LLC Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university. Oseghale E. Esene (Charles Herbert Flowers HS to attend Howard University/Computer Information Systems)

Scholarship Captain: Candace Dantzler

 

  Alliance of Southern Prince George’s Communities, Inc. (ASPGC) Scholarships

  This scholarship is awarded to a student residing or attending school in Southern Prince George’s County.

Kelly Mouling (Gwynn Park HS to attend Morgan State University/Biology/Pre-Professional)

Otis Jevon Jackson (Henry A. Wise HS to attend University of Dayton/Accounting/Computer Science)

Target Specialty Awards

The following scholarships are awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university.

 

ICC Scholars – Ambassadors Award

 Jaida Parker (attends Bowie State University/Psychology)

 

ICC Scholars – ARTS Award

Alexis Faucette (Bowie HS to attend University of MD- College Park/Public Health Sciences/French)

 

ICC Scholars – Economic Legacy Award

Dikachi Opaigbeogu (Charles Herbert Flowers HS to attend Regent University/Business)

 

ICC Scholars – Global Impact Award

Emerson Tiwang (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend Princeton University/Computer Science/Finance)

 

ICC Scholars – HEALTH/STEM Award

Victoria Simmons (Eleanor Roosevelt HS to attend Northeastern University/Bioengineering)

 

ICC Scholars – HBCU4LIFE Award

Jaida Parker (attends Bowie State University/Psychology)

Reach Back Alumni Awards

The following Alumni Scholarships are awarded to a high achieving student who plans to attend a four-year college or university.

 

  Bowie State University Alumni Award

  Jaida Parker (attends Bowie State University/Psychology)

Scholarship Captain: Sandee & Khili Benston

 

Florida A&M University Alumni Award

Mekayla Lue (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend Morgan State University/Information Technology)

Scholarship Captain: Vivian Nelson

 

Hampton University Alumni Award

Brooke Varner (Bishop McNamara HS to attend Hampton University/Psychology)

Scholarship Captain: Cheryl Owens, ICC President

 

Howard University Alumni Award

Chandler Nicole Robinson (Academy of Health Sciences HS to attend Howard University/Biology/Pre-Med Track/Dance/Environmental Studies)

Scholarship Captain: Kristi Holden

 

Johnson C. Smith University Alumni Award

Miya Allen (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend North Carolina A&T State University/Accounting & Business Information Technology)

Scholarship Captain: Angela Scott

 

Morgan State University Alumni Award

Mekayla Lue (Charles H. Flowers HS to attend Morgan State University/Information Technology)

Scholarship Captain: LaVerne Poteat Scott

 

Norfolk State University Alumni Award

Brooke Varner (Bishop McNamara HS to attend Hampton University/Psychology)

Scholarship Captain: Jacqueline Woody

 

Prairie View University Alumni Award

Alexis Faucette (Bowie HS to attend University of MD- College Park/Public Health Sciences/French)

Scholarship Captain: Sharon Collins

 

  University of Maryland – College Park Alumni Award

Alexis Faucette (Bowie HS to attend University of MD- College Park/Public Health Sciences/French)

Scholarship Captain: Kathy Waymmann, Former ICC President

 

Wilberforce University Alumni Award

  Jaida Parker (attends Bowie State University/Psychology)

Scholarship Captain: Sandra Boswell