GGRF SCHOLARSHIPS

1. The Guyanese Girls Rock Merit Scholarship removes some of the financial burdens that are associated with attending college.

Eligibility

Applicants:

Must be a participant of Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, YWLA
Successfully complete the YWLA Leadership course assignments and a final project.
Must be a freshman accepted to an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree.
Has a 2.7 GPA and above

Award

Amount:  $500 and $1,000

How to Apply

Eligible YWLA students should contact the program director regarding the application process.

2. The Guyanese Girls Rock Technology Award recognizes young women for their interests and aspirations in technology-related fields.

Eligibility

– Must be a participant of Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, YWLA
– Successfully complete the YWLA Leadership course assignments and the final project.
– Must be a freshman pursuing accepted to an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree in a computer science or engineering field.
– Has a 3.o GPA and above

Award

Amount:  $1,000 plus a new laptop computer (1 scholarship)

How to Apply

Eligible YWLA students should contact the program director regarding the application process.

PAST RECIPIENTS

2021 Merit Scholarship

Name: Tai Timmerman
College: Howard University
Major: Immunology Science
Award: $1000

2021 Merit Scholarship

Name: Annalisha Hakim
College: York College
Major: Real Estate 
Award: $1000

2021 Merit Scholarship

Name: Arissa Edwards
College: St. John’s University
Major: Radiology/Oncology Research
Award: $1000

2021 Merit Scholarship

Name: Rickyel Martin
College: La Guardia College
Major: Technology and Business
Award: $1000

2021 Merit Scholarship

Name: Isabella Ramjit
College: Case Western Reserve
Major: Global Public Health
Award: $1000

2020 Merit Scholarship

Name: Saniya Gajadhur 
Attending: St. John’s University
Major: Sports Law
Award: $1000

2020 Merit Scholarship

Name: Deanna Lettley
Attending: Suny Plattsburgh
Major: Pre-Med
Award: $1000

2019 Merit Scholarship

Name: Taivia Harris
Attending: Queens Borough Community College
Major: Forensic Science
Award: $1,000

2019 Merit Scholarship

Name: Ruquayyah Masood 
Attending: Hunter College
Major: Biology
Award: $1000

2018 Technology Scholarship

Recipient: Jasmyne Jean-Remy
Attending: Brandeis University
Major: Computer Science & Business
Award: $1000 and a laptop computer

2018 Merit Scholarship

Recipient: Ananda D. Howell
Attending: Pace University
Major: Psychology
Award: $1,000

Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation