The Tom Joyner Foundation® announced the Full Ride scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2016.
“The cost of a college education isnt getting any cheaper,” said Tom Joyner, chairman of his Foundation and host of the top-ranked nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning show. ”So, I want to help a graduating high school senior with a chance to attend a black college to pursue their dreams.”
Past Full Ride Scholars have impressive backgrounds, including last years winner, JoAnna Jones from Ashville, North Carolinas Buncombe County Early College High Show who is attending Winston-Salem State University where she is pursuing a degree in nursing. Other winners are Titus Zeigler, who was a top student at Atlantas Henry W. Grady High School. The future trauma surgeon was a member of the Junior ROTC program, tutored kids at a local middle school and volunteered at the Atlanta Food Bank.
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