Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship

The Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship Fund is a need-based scholarship for community college students in Achieving the Dream institutions who have persisted in their studies despite educational, personal, or financial obstacles.

The Scholarship honors the contributions to student success of Harvey Lincoln, a champion for students from low-income backgrounds and students of color. Harvey spent much of his life advocating for students, including volunteering for many of our Achieving the Dream activities. We want to ensure that his passion for ensuring that all students have the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams continues on, through a scholarship in his name.

Harvey, whom we lost in 2016, was married to ATD’s long-serving Senior Vice President Carol Lincoln. We are honoring his legacy by providing scholarship opportunities to hard working, courageous students.

“Harvey was ATD’s most ardent and avid ‘volunteer’ with a quick wit, ready smile, and a helping hand for so many people throughout the organization and our extended ATD family.” - Achieving the Dream President and CEO Dr. Karen A. Stout

Harvey was, in every sense of the word, a true supporter and advocate of Achieving the Dream’s mission and goals.

Students can be nominated by staff, a faculty member, or an administrator at their college.

Read about our inaugural recipient of the Harvey Lincoln Student Scholoarship: RaShayla Walker, a nursing student at Oklahoma’s Rose State College. Nominated by Amber Mitchell, Director of TRIO Student Support  Services, RaShayla has maintained a 3.1 GPA during her studies. She works part-time as clinical care specialist and is active in her college’s TRIO program and Student Nursing Association. She also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. And is a single mother to two young children! 

ATD will seek scholarship nominations starting in late 2018. ATD will make the 2019 Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship Fund award in spring 2019.

to the Hary Lincoln Student Scholarship Fund.

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