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.

Please contact VELA @ vela.youth.fund@gmail.com for more information, or if interested in any of the opportunities below. 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

Katherine Mitchell

Roberta Mitchell

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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

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 Our South African Math Scholars

Recipients Of Highest 
Achievement Certificate

 Left to Right:

Brandy Skosana

Sihle Kgatlampane

Boilumelo Mahlobokwane