Race 4 Achievement provides educational funding for deserving high school students through scholarships funded by generous donors and the proceeds from our annual #Race4Wanza Doughnut Dash 5K. Links to scholarship applications are below.
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Your contribution to the Tywanza Sanders Scholarship Fund helps provide educational funding for deserving high school students in and around the Charleston, SC community.
Pictured above: Tywanza with R4A board member, Michele Gray
Tywanza Sanders Scholarship
TyWanza Sanders Scholarship Fund Recipients
2020- Maya Lucas (James Island Charter High School)
2019- Sheniah Everson (Burke High School)
2019 – Alexis Wood (James Island Charter High School)
2019 – Kamren Shine (West Ashley High School)
2018 – Oddessey McDonald (Burke High School)
2018 – Emily A. Corley (James Island Charter High)
2018 – Jacaila A. Geddis (West Ashley High School)
2017 – Terry Gladden Jr. (Burke High School)
2017 – Destiny Jamison (James Island Charter High School)
2016 – Naiomi Mendez-Sosa (Burke High School)
2016 – Maya Whaley (James Island Charter High School)
2015 – Henry James Harris (James Island Charter High School)
Click on your school logo below to access the scholarship form.
Daniel Stern Citadel Scholarship
logoTThis annual scholarship was first awarded in 2019 and will be awarded annually to a minority high school graduate from the Charleston area who will be attending The Citadel. This scholarship honors and acknowledges all of the efforts provided by Daniel Stern to our organization. Daniel is a graduate of The Citadel and helped establish the annual #Race4Wanza Doughnut Dash 5K.
Click The Citadel logo for scholarship application.
Daniel Stern Scholarship Recipient
2019 – Larry Singletary Jr. (Burke High School)
Malik Samir Werts Scholarship
Founded in 2020, the Malik Samir Werts Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Charleston County School of the Arts. This scholarship is awarded in the loving memory of Malik who was tragically lost to gun violence on January 31, 2020. A gifted artist, brother, friend, son, cousin and entrepreneur, Race 4 Achievement had the honor of Malik designing our 2020 #Race4Wanza T-shirt. We continue to carry out his legacy by providing opportunities for other gifted youths in our community.
Click the Charleston County School of the Arts logo for scholarship application.
Currently, scholarships are awarded to students graduating from James Island Charter High School, Burke High School, West Ashley High School, Charleston County School of the Arts, and a Charleston area graduating senior attending The Citadel. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.