Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship

The Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship provides need-based scholarships for community college students who have persisted in their studies despite educational, personal, or financial obstacles and are attending Achieving the Dream institutions. The scholarship award is $1,000. The scholarship award was be made to two students in 2020: Timothy Maldonado of West Hills College Lemoore (CA) and Rachel Matt of Salish Kootenai College (MT). 

About Harvey Lincoln
Harvey Lincoln, whom we lost in 2016, was married to Achieving the Dream’s long-serving Senior Vice President Carol Lincoln. Harvey was, in every sense of the word, a true supporter of Achieving the Dream and an advocate for low-income students and students of color. Harvey was also one of Achieving the Dream’s most ardent volunteers. Achieving the Dream is honoring his legacy by providing scholarship opportunities to determined and engaged students.

 

 

 

 

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Nominations

Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship nominations must be made by staff, faculty members, or administrators at current Achieving the Dream institutions, referred to below as the “college sponsor.” The college sponsor must submit the information about the student being nominated for the scholarship and submitting the student’s short scholarship essay.

Award Timeline
Nominations will be accepted Spring 2021.
Scholarship awardees are notified in April.
Scholarship recipient's institutions should plan to announce the scholarship at an awards ceremony.

Eligible Use of Scholarship Funds
Scholarship funds may be used to cover any cost related to attending a college in the Achieving the Dream Network or transferring from an Achieving the Dream community college to a four-year institution including tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, transportation, food, and other living expenses.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5 P.M. PT on Friday, March 20.

For More Information
Contact Meredith Archer Hatch, mhatch@achievingthedream.org

to the Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship Fund.

Read more about the Harvey Lincoln Student Scholarship recipients:

  • 2018: RaShayla Walker of Rose State College (OK)
  • 2019: Devanee Matcham of West Hills College Coalinga (CA) and Chioma Oghenekome of Suffolk County Community College (NY)
  • 2020: Timothy Maldonado of West Hills College Lemoore (CA) and Rachel Matt of Salish Kootenai College (MT). 

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