Scholarships & Awards
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Mama Mary Scholarship
Blackgirl Undergraduate Student

 $1,000

 

The "Mama Mary Scholarship" is named for Educator, Artist, and Other/Mother, Mary M. Rhodes. Mother of Dr. M. Billye Sankofa Waters. It is awarded to a Blackgirl undergraduate student. Must apply.

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Mama Audre Scholarship
Blackgirl Graduate Student

 $1,000

 

The "Mama Audre Scholarship" is named for Poet, Warrior, Lesbian, and Mother, Audre Lorde. It is awarded to a Blackgirl graduate student. Must apply. 

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Warrior Award
Blackgirl Mother

 $1,000

 

The "Warrior Award" is awarded to a Blackgirl mother (biological, foster, othermother.) No application required; must be nominated. 

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Reclaiming My Time Award
Blackgirl Radical Self-Care 

 $500

 

The "Reclaiming My Time Grant" is named after the celebrated declaration of Congressperson Maxine Waters (July 2017). It is awarded to a Blackgirl specifically in support of radical self-care practice(s). No application required; must be nominated. 

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Scholarship & Award Recipients

Blackgirl Gold Unapologetic (BGU) became active as an incorporated, non-profit public charity, February 16, 2018. We awarded our first scholarships, September 1, 2018.