Walker’s Legacy Announces $25,000 Howard University Scholarship

Walker’s Legacy Establishes $25,000 scholarship for Howard University female student entrepreneurs

Multicultural women entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing entrepreneurial segment in the nation.  Founded by Howard alum, Natalie Madeira Cofield, the organization is proud to announce the Walker’s Legacy Scholarship for Enterprising Women a $25,000 five-year scholarship to support enterprising students enrolled at the Howard University School of Business.   

Awardees of the grant will also receive a lifetime membership to Walker’s Legacy, complimentary access to all Walker’s Legacy programming for the scholarship award year, mentorship by Founder & CEO, Natalie Madeira Cofield, and access to Walker’s Legacy support resources and networks. 

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Be a rising senior with demonstrated financial need
  • Self-identify as a woman or non-binary entrepreneur 
  • Must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 cumulative GPA 
  • Be majoring in a degree program or discipline at the Howard University School of Business
  • Have a legally registered business
  • The business must be scalable, high impact, or a socially missioned effort (non-profits are not eligible)
  • Finalist must present a 5 slide deck on the business endeavors to an appointed scholarship committee
  • Scholarship funds may only be applied to tuition, room, and board balances.   
  • Student must have a demonstrated financial need and awards must not supplement other financial aid offerings that would result in a positive account balance with the university.   
  • The $5,000 scholarship will be provided in installments of $2,500 per academic semester for a total of one year of funding. 

To apply for the Walker’s Legacy Scholarship for Enterprising Women click here.

Application deadline: January 31, 2021 

Scholarships to be awarded for Fall 2021 academic year. 

Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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