The Floyd/Castile Memorial Scholarship is designed to honor and uplift the next generation of Greater Mankato’s Black/African-American community by blessing an upcoming high school senior with a $750 gift for the next chapter of his/her life. Unveiled in 2020, the scholarship is named after George Floyd and Philando Castile, two Black men who lost their lives to police in the Twin Cities. It is overseen in part by the Greater Mankato Diversity Council.
INTERESTED STUDENTS CAN APPLY HERE.
APPLICANT MUST BE:
- A Black/African-American student entering his/her senior year (2020-2021) at one of the following Mankato high schools: Mankato West, Mankato East, Central High, Central Freedom School, Loyola Catholic School, Kato Public Charter School, Immanuel Lutheran School
APPLICATIONS DUE BY:
- Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
SCHOLARSHIP WINNER WILL BE SELECTED/NOTIFIED BY:
- Friday, Dec. 4, 2020
DONATE TO THE 2021 SCHOLARSHIP FUND RIGHT HERE.