We Are Their Voices Scholarship
We Are Their Voices is a non-proﬁt 501 (c) (3) organization located in Summerville South Carolina. Founded by Tisa Whack and Chandra Bryant after both of our only sons/child were senselessly murdered at the hands of gun violence.
The mission/purpose of We Are Their Voices is to end gun violence by being the voice for our sons and other young men who were murdered senselessly by gun violence and to provide outlets, access and opportunities to help young men express themselves, divert from negativity and become successful and positive members of their community.
This scholarship is available to seniors that attend Dorchester School District 2 and 4 High Schools (Summerville High School, Fort Dorchester High, Ashley Ridge High School, or Woodland High School).
In order to participate in the scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
Accepted to attend a college, university, technical or trade school during the fall of 2020.
Have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Apply via e-mail and provide your name, address, phone number, and the name of the institution you plan to attend.
Provide your 500-word essay in PDF format on “The Effects of Gun Violence” and how you plan to be a voice in efforts to reduce gun violence by March 31, 2020
There will be four (4) Scholarships awarded for $500 each, with a winner from each school selected on May 1, 2020. Scholarships will be presented at the “We Are Their Voices Inaugural Wear Orange Scholarship Brunch” on June 6, 2020.
All essay’s must be submitted to by 11:59 on March 31, 2020
We would be honored if you could let your students know of this opportunity and possibly include us on your scholarship resource publications.
If you have any questions, please let us know.
We Are Their Voices