Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund
Service and Education were the cornerstones of Geri’s life and what she stood for. In line with our mission here at Geri’s Locker, we are creating a memorial scholarship fund in her name.
The current events highlight the need to create LASTING changes in our systems and to support our Black/African American men and women in their pursuit of education.
Geri graduated from a predominantly white high school in Wooster, Ohio, attended Ohio State University and Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas. Geri was the FIRST African American nursing student and graduate from Mount Carmel School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio.
We know that navigating the educational system as a person of color has unique challenges, financial support shouldn’t be one of them.
Join us in making the hopes and dreams of education a reality!
Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship is founded to reward and encourage Black/African-American students who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to service and desire for continued education.
Applicants must meet the following requirements: Black/African-American Senior, High School graduate or GED recipient, minimum 2.8 GPA, and plan to attend an accredited college, university or trade school in the fall. A 400-600 word essay must also be included in the application.
We’re planting seeds in a beautiful garden that she’ll never see,
They’ll become tall trees, that will be her legacy.
With eyes up, they’ll wise up and rise up!
The world’s gonna know their names.
This $1,000 award will be given annually to 2 qualified recipients who have demonstrated:
Importance of Giving Back
Deadline to submit the application and all required materials is May 31, 2021.
Scholarship Award recipients will be announced on June 15, 2021.
No Results Found
The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.
Thank you Team Carpenter for these AMAZING Birthday Cards for Pop-Up Birthday! What a great way to use your talents to give back to the community. Pop Up Birthday's mission is to provide joy, hope and normalcy to children in foster care through a personalized...
Help celebrate the lives of Children in Foster Care for their special day! You make it, They will LOVE it!HOW? It's easy! Gather your kiddos and get crafty making birthday cards to go in Pop Up Birthday's birthday boxes. The cards can be as simple or elaborate as you...
Support our senior citizens with letters, cards, poems, hand drawn pictures.... you make it, they will LOVE it!HOW? It's easy! Cards/Letters can include a story, drawn picture or favorite poem Place in an envelope with no name or address Put materials in a ziplock...
It's Geri Stewart's Birthday today! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! And after a late night surge of donations last night, we reached our Tier 2 goal of $7,500!! Thank you all for your generous support! But just like Geri, we aren't going to stop there! On to Tier 3!We're...
The books from Geri’s Locker have been invaluable to our families during this time. We have been sending books home with students each week along with weekly activity packets. Thank you for providing this resource to our community!
Geri's Locker FREE Book Store at Foundation Communities M Station 2906 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702 Foundation Communities creates housing where families succeed. We provide people with an affordable, attractive place to call home, as well as...
Geri's Locker FREE Book Store at Foundation Communities Cardinal Point 11015 4 Points Dr, Austin, TX 78726Foundation Communities creates housing where families succeed. We provide people with an affordable, attractive place to call home, as well as opportunities right...
Food Distribution Tuesdays and Thursdays The YMCA of Austin has partnered with Brighter Bites and DiMare Fresh to distribute free, 20-pound boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables every Tuesday at the North Austin and East Communities YMCA locations. Produce is...
To view this protected post, enter the password below:
#BlackLivesMatter #togetherDoingMore #AlliesWantedHere