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Lawson Porter Scholarship Foundation


Black Scholars Matter

Our mission is to foster equitable pathways to any area of study in higher education regardless of how Black students perform in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses, all while emphasizing the importance of Afrocentric history.

Arts & Humanities or STEM, Black Scholars Matter. 

Bright graffiti wall - words say passion, pain, expression, hope, redemption

To be young, gifted and black.

-Composed by Nina Simone, written by Weldon Irvine, immortalized by Chadwick Boseman at the 2019 SAG Awards

The best investment one can make is an investment in oneself. 

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