Sharrod Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Up to $2,500 for a 2024 graduating senior from Quality Education Academy.

A memorial scholarship honoring and remembering the life of Sharrod Patterson. Sharrod was instrumental in the launch of the student radio station on 90.5 WSNC on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. Sharrod worked for the nonprofit Big Brother Big Sisters of America for three years. He inspired many during his tenure. Most recently, Sharrod worked at Quality Education Academy (QEA) in Winston-Salem as a devoted educator for over nine years.

Applicants must plan to attend a 4-year HBCU to pursue a degree, with preference given to students interested in a career in teaching, technology, or history. Applicants must have a strong history of community service. Applicants must also demonstrate a financial need to pay for college, which is not met by other opportunities, such as athletic scholarships.

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April 19, 2024