The Believe In You Foundation

"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right." Henry Ford

There is a power in belief that goes beyond most human comprehension. Belief is so
powerful that those things that seem impossible to accomplish, with time and
consistency, become some of our greatest historical and often legendary events.

From Madam C. J. Walker who was the first black female millionaire to Katherine Johnson Coleman, the first black female scientist at NASA, to Ellen Ochoa who was the first Hispanic female astronaut, women of color have been beacons of light to our communities and staples within the world’s fabric.

At Believe In You Foundation, we focus on helping low income women of color who wish to pursue higher education.  This is our goal because the Believe In You Foundation knows that there is greatness inside of you.  We know that there is a seed within you that simply needs to be nurtured and watered so that it can grow into the unbreakable oak tree that it was designed to be. We know that there is a flame that burns within you that cannot be dimmed or snuffed out. We also know that it’s about damn time that you believed it too!    

The Believe In You Foundation offers scholarships to low income women of color. Applicants should be enrolled full-time at an accredited College or University of their choice (committees may consider part-time applicants under extenuating circumstances) pursuing a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, or a PhD within any field of study. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents, born female of at least one African, Black, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American parent (transgender applicants are encouraged to apply). Applicants’ total annual household income must not exceed $50,000. Each applicant may apply once per year for a scholarship from BIYF. Renewals must re-apply each year. A student may receive BIYF scholarships for up to seven award years maximum. Renewal applicants will not be considered for an eighth academic year. To apply for the Believe In You Foundation Scholarship please fill out the Contact Us form below. Please list "scholarship application" in the body of the email. The scholarship application will be emailed to you with in 72 business hours.

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