VELA SCHOLARSHIPS AND RECIPIENTS
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.
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.
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
Stem Workshop Participants/Awardees