The Washington, DC Chapter of the FAMU National Alumni Association annually awards scholarships up to $10,000 to students from the Greater Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. The Washington DC Chapter is now accepting Scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year. Incoming freshmen and students currently enrolled at Florida A&M University are eligible to apply. Completed applications must be postmarked by March 24, 2017.
Submit completed application packet to:
Florida A&M University National Alumni Association, Inc.
Washington, DC Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 90306
Washington, DC 20090-0306
Deadline: Postmarked No Later Than March 24, 2017
In 1998, the chapter named the four scholarships for FAMU alumni and chapter members who have made lasting contributions to the chapter and area communities.
- David Bryant
The late David Bryant was a charter member with 55 years of active participation at the local, regional and national levels. Dave is highly respected by his Rattler and professional peers and retains a bounty of awards for a life of meaningful contributions. Dave Bryant was a long-time government employee and retired from the National Security Agency (NSA).
- Benjamin Canty
The late Dr. Benjamin Canty is well remembered for his many successes with the music education and training of area youth. It is with delight that many recall the efforts Dr. Canty pursued in preparing our children to perform at annual FAMU Founders Day events.
- Annie B. Pharr
The late Annie B. Pharr is a chapter ICON. She is recognized and respected for undaunting efforts in the application of effective business practices regarding financial matters. Annie's presence at sponsored events is always noted and thoughts of her persistent spirit remind us to focus on the business at hand. Ms. Pharr is a retired nurse.
- Charles Perry
The late Dr. Perry served as president of the chapter from the beginning and for many successive years. It was through his direction that this chapter retained its focus to continue and expand to its current level of achievement.
Other FAMU Scholarship Opportunities
- Florida A&M University National Alumni Association
Postmarked By April 3, 2017
Download the application here
- FAMU Housing Scholarship
Click here for more information