Daron Malik Jae Simpson

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Scholarship Name: Daron Malik Jae Simpson Memorial

Scholarship Web Site (opens in new window):  http://www.daronscholarship.com

Deadline to Apply: April 1
GPA: 2.0
1st Year: √ (May be renewable – depending on maintaining 2.0 GPA)
2nd Year: See above
Duration: Up to 2 years
Description: For students who are on the path to self-sufficiency and who have demonstrated a genuine interest in self-improvement. This scholarship is in memory of Daron Malik Jae Simpson who lost his life due to an act of violence on November 10, 2004. He was just over 2 ½ years of age at the time.
Amount Awarded: $500 for tuition and fees
Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a single mother
  • A high school graduate in good academic standing
  • Must be matriculated in a degree or certificate program
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours of courses in each qualifying semester
  • Preference will be given to minority residents of the City of Utica who demonstrate financial need and who have taken the initiative to personally improve their lives, and the lives of their families, through employment, training and/or other avenues

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall room 220  for a General MVCC application

Selection by Daron Malik Jae Simpson Memorial Scholarship Committee

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Debra Edick
Administrative Assistant
Institutional Advancement

Contact Information
Payne Hall, Room 220
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Telephone - 315.792.5555
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