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A black female HBCU Graduate
Nasya R.

College: Bethune-Cookman University
Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship (full-time tuition, room, board and $500 per semester for books)
Major: Psychology
Status: Graduated in 2020 debt-free
Scholarship Total: $104,760

A black female HBCU Graduate
Ramona S.

College: Philander Smith College
Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship (tuition, room, board, fees and books)
Major: Criminal Justice
Status: Graduated 2020, Valedictorian, and debt-free
Scholarship Total: $89,856

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A black female HBCU Graduate's
Rykell R. & Ariana P.

College: Benedict College
Scholarship: Founder Scholarship (tuition, fees, room, board, and book fees)
Major: Biology
Status: College Seniors. They are currently debt-free and expected to graduate May 2023.
Scholarship Total: $103,088 (each)

A black male HBCU Graduate
Mario D.

College: Alabama A & M University
Scholarship: AAMU Transfer Merit Scholarship (tuition)
Major: Urban Planning
Status: Graduated 2019
Scholarship Total: $82,956

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