2016 Fall Scholarships Awarded

2016 Fall Scholarships Awarded

It’s Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to award at total of $5,000 in scholarships to three worthy students. We would like to congratulate the 2016 Fall recipients who are attending various universities this year. The recipients are listed below.  (Photos forthcoming)

Zoe Harris – $2,500, Bethune-Cookman University
Constance Bennett  – $1,500, Tuskegee University
Lawrence Evans – $1,000 – Tennessee State University

INTL Scholarship receives Blues for Kids Grant

Its Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to continue its partnership with the St. Louis Blues.  The Blues for Kids grant was awarded to our nonprofit organization based on our educational focus in the community and initiatives that we provide to local students.  The Blues for Kids Foundation in conjunction with the Blues’ community outreach efforts, has a mission to seek out opportunities to use the Blues’ unique resources to positively impact programs and services which improve the health and wellness of youth.  We are excited to impact the lives of deserving college students, while encouraging our recipients to do the same in the future. We would like to thank the Blues for Kids Foundation for their support and helping us continue to Pay it Forward, One Dime at a Time.

State Farm Companies Foundation Grant

It’s Not Too Late Scholarship would like to thank the State Farm Companies Foundation and Mr. Cornelius Wallace for his volunteerism in the community with our organization. Based on his service and commitment to our nonprofit organization, we were awarded a $500 grant from the State Farm Companies Foundation. The State Farm grant was awarded to our nonprofit organization based on our educational focus in the community and initiatives that we provide to local students. Established in 1963, the State Farm Companies Foundation provides support for key initiatives and scholarships as well as associate-directed programs including grants supporting volunteerism and matching gifts to charitable organizations and two- and four-year colleges and universities. We are excited to impact the lives of deserving college students, while encouraging our recipients to do the same in the future. On behalf of the INTL Scholarship board, we would like to thank Cornelius and the State Farm Companies Foundation for their support and helping us continue to Pay it Forward, One Dime at a Time.

Cornelius Wallace

Scott Credit Union Sponsors INTL Scholarship

Its Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to receive our second sponsorship from Scott Credit Union.  The Bronze Level Sponsorship (The Scholar) was awarded to our nonprofit organization based on our educational focus in the community and the financial initiatives that we provide to local students. Scott Credit Union has contributed about $330,000 to the community and their employees have volunteered more than 2,700 hours to a variety of local civic efforts throughout the region through the end of 2015.  SCU has also contributed approximately $1.4 million and their employees have volunteered nearly 13,000 hours to a variety of local civic efforts and financial education throughout the region in the past six years.  SCU has increased their community involvement in the past few years while also increasing efforts to educate consumers of the value of doing their financial business with a not-for-profit credit union.  On behalf of the INTL Scholarship board, we would like to thank Scott Credit Union for their continued support and helping us to Pay it Forward, One Dime at a Time.

Anheuser-Busch Foundation Matching Gift

Its Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to continue its partnership with the Anheuser-Busch Foundation.  The AB Foundation contribution supplements their employees’ individual efforts to help support Its Not Too Late Scholarship.  Thanks to generous contributions of Anheuser-Busch employees, the AB Foundation has donated more than $15 million in the past three decades to educational institutions across the country through its Anheuser-Busch Employee Matching Gift Program.  Its Not Too Late Scholarship would like to thank the AB Foundation for continuing to help us “Pay it Forward, One Dime at a Time“.

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The Allstate Foundation Grant – Anthony Neely

The Its Not Too Late Scholarship nonprofit organization would like to thank the Allstate Foundation and agent Anthony Neely for his volunteerism in the community with our organization. Based on his service and commitment to our nonprofit organization, we were awarded a $1,000 Helping Hands in the Community grant from the Allstate Foundation.

Anthony Neely is a small business owner, who understands the importance of building a solid foundation for the future and developing long-lasting customer relationships. That’s why he is committed to offering you the same level of service you would expect from his own business dealings. Through the years, he has come to know many local families and developed many long-term relationships. Mr. Neely has a solid understanding of the insurance needs for this community too. From auto and home protection to life and specialty insurance products, he can provide you with a wide variety of options.  For more information, please visit his website: https://agents.allstate.com/anthony-neely-east-saint-louis-il.html

Anthony Neely

Spring 2016 INTL Scholarship Recipients

It’s Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to award at total of $5,000 in scholarships to three worthy students. We would like to congratulate the 2016 Spring recipients who will be attending various universities this year. The recipients are listed below.

Zoe Harris – $2,500, Bethune-Cookman University
Courtney Manning  – $1,500, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Devon Collins – $1,000 – Missouri Valley College

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Devon Collins

INTL Scholarship recipient receives Joseph T. Taylor Award

Jacqueline Hill, a Fall 2015 Fifth Third Bank / INTL Scholarship recipient, was presented with the Joseph T. Taylor Academic Achievement Award on December 19th.  Jacqueline was attending the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon in Indianapolis, when the faculty of IUPUI surprised her and presented her with the award.  It’s Not Too Late Scholarship would like to recognize Ms. Hill for her accomplishments and for achieving a 4.00 GPA this past semester. Congratulations Jaki.

Student Financial Budgeting Workshop

On December 5th, It’s Not Too Late Scholarship and Scott Credit Union, provided a student financial budgeting workshop to middle school and high school students at the Mason-Clark middle school in East St. Louis, IL.  The event was hosted by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (East St. Louis Alumnae Chapter) and was a part of their annual Breakfast with Santa event.  In total, there were about 20 students that participated, which included the young men from the Kappa League/Guide Right program of the East St. Louis Alumni Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

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Fall 2015 INTL Scholarship Recipients

It’s Not Too Late Scholarship is proud to award at total of $5,000 in scholarships to five worthy students. We would like to congratulate the 2015 Fall recipients who will be attending various universities this year. The recipients are listed below.

TaKyra Fowler – $1,500, University of Central Florida
Jacqueline Hill – $1,250, Indiana University-Purdue University
Robert O’Connor – $875, Bethune-Cookman University
Steven Roberts,II – $875, Alabama A&M University
Constance Bennett – $500, Tuskegee University

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