THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND AWARDS OVER $3.3 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO DESERVING STUDENTS IN 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, DC (September 10, 2018) – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced $3,302,085.78 has been awarded, to date, to deserving students attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) or a Primarily Black Institution (PBI) from January 2018 to September 2018.

Since the founding of TMCF in 1987 more than $300M has been raised to support the nearly 300,000 students attending their member-schools all over the United States. As a higher education non-profit, TMCF is committed to being a good steward of every dollar that is donated. To that end, TMCF is registered with every charitable regulatory agency in every required state and has been given the highest ratings from all three non-profit rating groups. Additionally, TMCF distributes 98% of its awards exclusively to HBCUs and PBIs, which is more than any other organization that supports the Black College Community.

“These are real dollars helping real students that are working hard every day to achieve their dreams of earning a college education,” said Dr. Harry L. Williams, TMCF president & CEO. “We thank every single partner and donor, large and small, that invests in TMCF because without each and every one of them, we would have not been able to give out over three million dollars in scholarships since January, with more to come by year’s end.”

For more information on TMCF scholarships please visit: https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships.

Note: Dr. Harry L. Williams, TMCF president & CEO is available for further comment.

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ABOUT THE THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF)
Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions, enrolling nearly 80% of all students attending black colleges and universities. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs and strategic partnerships, TMCF is a vital resource in the PK-12 and higher education space. The organization is also the source of top employers seeking top talent for competitive internships and good jobs.

TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization. For more information about TMCF, visit: www.tmcf.org.