Demarcus Woods A Dreamer's Heart Scholarship Award
The MarcSpeaks: A Dreamer’s Heart Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Foundation was started after the sudden loss of our son in 2019, Demarcus Woods. He was an alumnus of the Clayton State University College Film program. He aspired to create movies and other film content. His passion and zeal for life is missed but his legacy continues by inspiring the dreamers of future generations to pursue and achieve their dreams.
In 2021 we awarded our first scholarships. We have now expanded to include graduating high school students and have a scholarship designed to support their post-secondary education pursuits in traditional and non-traditional colleges, continuing education or certificate programs. Listen to the interview of recipients of this prestigious award.
Dreamer's Heart Award Scholarship
Accepting New Applications May 2023
This award has been established by MarcSpeaks, A Dreamer’s Heart, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that supports the dreams and visions of those in pursuit of their purpose by helping support students from underserved populations to further their education through non-traditional paths. The Demarcus Woods DH will be given to a student taking classes pursuing post-secondary education in traditional and non-traditional schools. The student must come from an underserved population and have financial need. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded, one in the fall and another in the spring.
In addition to the qualifications, applicants will be required to submit the following:
• Submit an audio-visual presentation on how you would benefit as an award recipient.
• Provide a brief statement on your short-term (within next 18-24 months) and your long-term goals (within next 5 years)
• Submissions are limited to 3-5 minutes and should be submitted in mov. or mp4 format
• Applicant information below should be provided in addition to the A/V presentation.
All entries with attachments should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
A committee comprised of educators and board members will select scholarship recipients based on the above qualifications. Award recipients will be interviewed and broadcast during a Facebook live session by the sponsoring organization.
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This year’s scholarship is sponsored by MarcSpeaks (A Dreamer’s Heart), which is a nonprofit organization that awards scholarships and community support to underserved populations and those seeking to further their education through traditional and nontraditional paths. The Dream Maker’s needs-based Scholarships ($500 Scholarship) will be awarded to a graduating senior enrolled in a Georgia High School in metro Atlanta. Any qualified high school senior student graduating as a part of the 2023 graduating class is eligible to apply.
DREAM BIG, LOVE HARD & PURSUE EXCELLENCE!
2022 HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT