The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship

The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Fund was established to honor the memory of Luther Vandross and his devoted mother Mary Ida. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to assist students in their pursuit to graduate from a historically black college or university. Eligibility:- Be third, fourth or fifth-ear college students leading to an undergraduate degree- Must be enrolled in a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU) - Demonstrate financial need - Have a 2.5 GPA or better - Must be a resident of Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Southern New Jersey. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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