VELA SCHOLARSHIPS AND RECIPIENTS

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VELA Youth Fund, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit charity; dedicated to helping 

Black Youth in the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean. Please see our

story, follow our progress, and share your support @ facebook.com/velafund.

We contribute to effective, well managed programs that support Black Youth.

We also provide some individual student scholarships and Honorariums.

 Following are the programs we currently offer:

Named in honor of Katherine Mitchell and Roberta Mitchell; two of

the many lovely and talented mothers from Compton, CA... Offered to female students working toward personal and community success.

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Katherine Mitchell

Roberta Mitchell

MITCHELL Family Legacy Honorarium and Scholarship

WOODS Family Legacy Honorarium and Scholarship

Named in honor of Norman Woods and Kenny Woods; two of the many hardworking Family Men and Community Leaders

from Compton, CA...Offered to male students working toward personal and community success.

Norman Woods

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Kenny Woods

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LINDBECK Family Legacy Honorarium and Scholarship

Named to honor an outstanding Entrepreneur and VELA Supporter

and his dearly departed wife; a wonderful Mother and Educator...

Offered to hardworking students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related careers.

Jon and Becky Lindbeck

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Stem Workshop Participants/Awardees

                    2019

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