"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela
This legacy scholarship is sponsored by J. Yates and Allison Chisolm. The recipient of this scholarship must be a resident of South Carolina and attend a Historically Black College & University or Clemson University.
This scholarship is named after the founder’s maternal grandfather. He was born on August 1, 1923 in Bradenton Florida. He graduated from Dunbar High School in 1942 and joined the military, serving until 1945. Albert Burks, Jr. did not attend college, but 4 out of 5 of his children went on to earn college degrees.
This scholarship is named after the founder's paternal great, great, great grandfather. Robert Faulk Basley was a slave owned by William Charles Faulk, Jr.; notwithstanding, Georgia Reconstruction Registration Oath books shows he registered to vote in 1867. Over 93K black voters registered in GA during that time.
This legacy scholarship is sponsored by Charles Thompson, John Morris Thompson, David Thompson, Brian Thompson, Eric Thompson and Ronnell Thompson dedicated to their father, Charles Thomas Thompson.
Look Back Give Back Foundation was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. All scholarship recipients are asked to "give back" through community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Look Back Give Back Scholars.
This memorial scholarship is sponsored by Kimberly Morris and John Morris Thompson. It is in memory of Kim's late husband (John's older brother) who passed away on June 21, 2022.
This legacy scholarship is sponsored by Anna Bloodworth, Patricia Morris, Betty Bloodworth and Christopher Bloodworth and in honor of their deceased father and their living mother, Willie & Robertha Bloodworth. The recipient of this scholarship must be from Georgia or New York and a first generation college student.
This legacy scholarship is sponsored by Monique Lindsay, Derek, LaTasha and Tamika Jackson and is in honor of their deceased parents, Butch & Stella Jackson. The recipient of this scholarship must be from New York, first generation college student, and have a specific major (please see application for more details).