The Darryl L. McKinney Scholarship was established to honor and celebrate the life and memory of Darryl "Pop" McKinney, who died in the World Trade Center attacks of September 11th, 2001.
Provide small to mid-size scholarship awards to high school students from our local community, who've demonstrated leadership and perserverance in education and their personal lives. Also encouraging our scholarship recipients to continue to give back to their own communities, in hopes of creating a multi-generational cycle of philanthropy.
Help youth in our community succeed. Help, mentor, and motivate as many students as possible, to continually strive for excellence. Focused on high school students in Bronx, NY and throughout New York City.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
High school students who have successfully graduated, been accepted and enrolled in college, demonstrating academic achievement, financial need, interest in community service and leadership, and involved in athletics (optional).
HOW TO APPLY
Download and complete in full the application attached below. Upload and/or scan all documentation required. Send all application requirements, documents and general inquiries by e-mail to: DLMscholars@gmail.com
Application deadline is Friday, August 5th, 2016.