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The Tom Joyner Foundation supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) with scholarships, endowments, and capacity building enhancements.


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Norfolk State senior awarded Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Derek Smith.

Derek is a senior, history major from Chesapeake, Virginia.

This future attorney plans to work in the corporate world and make a difference.

At NSU, Derek finds time to serve as a peer tutor, mentor youth in the community, and volunteer with the Red Cross.

Derek’s greatest inspiration is his family.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Norfolk State named September school of the Month

The Tom Joyner Foundation September 2014 school of the Month is Norfolk State University. During the month of September, the Foundation will focus its efforts on raising scholarship funds for the university and its students. 

Click here to learn more about the school of the month campaign and how you can show your support. 

Clark Atlanta junior awarded Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Darrell Cummings, Jr. 

Darrell is a rising junior, sociology major from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

This honor student has a 3.8 GPA and plans to become a counselor in a public school system.

At Clark Atlanta, Darrell is a member of the Student Chapter of the NAACP, serves as a peer tutor, volunteers at a local community center, and is a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

Darrell is committed to making a difference for the next generation.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Clark Atlanta junior awarded Hercules Scholarship

This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Deont’e Ragland.

Deont’e is a junior, business administration major, marketing minor from Largo, Maryland.

Deont’e plans to have a career in the fashion industry focusing on marketing research for brand development.

At Clark Atlanta, Deont’e is a Student Ambassador, member of the Spanish Club, the Marketing Club, and serves as a peer tutor.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Clark Atlanta University named August School of the Month

The Tom Joyner Foundation August 2014 school of the Month is Clark Atlanta University. During the month of August, the Foundation will focus its efforts on raising scholarship funds for the university and its students. 

Click here to learn more about the school of the month campaign.

Huston-Tillotson sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

This Week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Ernest Smith. 

Ernest is a sophomore, sociology major from Forth Worth, Texas. 

This future counselor for troubled teens plans to become an advocate for teens and help them become productive citizens.   

At HT, Ernest is a member of the track team and serves as a peer tutor.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Joseph Reese. 

Joseph is a sophomore, music education major from Somerville, Texas.

Joseph is an honor student and future teacher who plans to pursue his passion as a recording artist. 

At HT, Joseph is a founding member of Men of Valor and Excellence, serves as a section leader for the HT Concert Choir, and mentors at a local community center.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson junior recipient of Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Arsenio Brown. 

Arsenio is a junior, sociology major, from Newark, Calif. 

This honor student and future personal injury attorney plans to have a successful career and support his community.

At HT, Arsenio is president of the Delta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, served as Junior Class president, will serve as Senior Class president in the fall, and still finds time to volunteer at a local school.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson University named July School of the Month

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The Tom Joyner Foundation July 2014 school of the Month is Huston-Tillotson University. During the month of July, the Foundation will focus its efforts on raising scholarship funds for the university and its students. 

Click here to learn more about the school of the month campaign.

Texas Southern rising sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Keilon Robinson, Jr. 

Keilon is a rising sophomore, double majoring in chemistry and mathematics, from Houston, Tex.

This honor student has a 3.91 GPA and plans to become a petroleum engineer.

At TSU, Keilon is a member of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, the Urban Academic Village, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the American Chemistry Society, and the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers.