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The Building Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund

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The Building Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund offers financial support in the amount of $250. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are at risk of not completing their education due to a disruption in personal funding. Stephon and Catina Smallwood who founded BBMP thought it would be imperative to create a scholarship that would help deserving young people achieve their goal of graduating from a college or university.



  • Applicants must be a US citizen and a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college/university during the 2019 fall year.

  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 grading scale

  • Applications will be judged on the following criteria: compelling essays, academic achievement, evidence of leadership and community service.

  • Applicants must be a resident of Memphis or Shelby County areas.


  • Applicants must demonstrate participation in high school activities


  • For the 2018-2019 academic year, the amount of this scholarship will be approximately $250.