University of Maryland Nyumburu Cultural Center



The Fred Hampton Scholarship Award

The Scholarship Award

Fred Hampton

The Fred Hampton Scholarship Award is a $1,000 awad given to a deserving undergraduate student at the University of Mayland, who exemplifies the leadership and visionary characteristics of Fred Hampton. The award can go toward academic expenses(tuition, room & board, books, study abroad) or to a specific activist project. Applicants will not be penalized if they intend to use the scholarship solely for academic expenses.

The award winner must meet the following criteria:

1) Enroll at the University of Maryland as a full-time STUDENT, Fall 2015, and plan to register for the Spring Semester, 2016.

2) Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

3) Exhibit a demonstrated passion for the legacy and vision of Fred Hampton through scholarship, community activism and organizational leadership.

4) Write a 300 - 500 word essay described below.

5) Submit a completed application and essay by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 6, 2015. Completed applications can be hand delivered to the Nyumburu Cultiral Center (Room 1120), or sent via email to All information, either email or personal delivered applications must be received by 5:00 PM on November 6, 2015. LATE AND UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!


BMI MovieNight

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BMI Meeting

@ Nyumburu Multipurpose Room

For More Information Call (301)-314-8439