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The Ivory Moore Community College, Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships

The Ivory Moore Community College, Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships are named in honor of Mr. Ivory Moore, a retired educator and administrator at Texas A & M at Commerce (formerly East Texas State University), and one of the founders of the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education.

Scholarship awards:

  • Ivory Moore Two Year Institution Undergraduate Scholarship: $500
  • Ivory Moore Four Year Institution Undergraduate Scholarship: $1000
  • Ivory Moore Graduate Scholarship: $1000

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a student currently enrolled in a, State of TEXAS, two-year institution, four year institute or a graduate program at the master or doctoral level, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). (click for list of SACS accredited schools)
  • Must be a current full-time student (minimum 12 undergraduate hours/9 graduate hours).
  • Must have and maintained a 3.00 overall GPA (on a 4.00 scale)

Application Guidelines and Requirements:

  • Must submit a current transcript (from all colleges or universities attended).  Unofficial transcripts are accepted for the application process.  If you are selected as a finalist in your category, you will be required to submit an official transcript within 10 days of notification.  The scholarship winner will be chosen from the finalists
  • Must submit proof of enrollment from the registrar (2 Year College, 4 Year University, or Graduate University/Institute)
  • Must submit a current headshot  (high resolution preferred) for publication purposes only
  • Must submit a recommendation form completed by an academic advisor, program director or faculty member
  • Must submit a current resume
  • Must submit a 500-word (double spaced, 12 pt. font, 2 pages or less) essay addressing the following topic:

“As an African American student pursuing a degree in the 21st century, how will the Ivory Moore Scholarship assist me in my future career endeavors?”

*Note: Only complete applications that meet ALL scholarship criteria will be reviewed.

*The scholarship award winner is expected to submit a 60 second video to be shown at the TABPHE Awards Banquet (Feb. 19, 2021) to be recognized for receiving the scholarship award*

The submission deadline for all applicant materials is February 1st, 2021.
 Submit Application Here!

If you have questions, please email Nicole Bell at scholarships@tabphe.org

2018-2019 Scholarship Winners

Two Year College Awardee                                                           

Ms. Jenelle Boyce

Lone Star College

Undergraduate Awardee

Ms. Amarachi Ngwakwe

University of Texas

Graduate Awardee

Ms. Jaqual Diggs

Abilene Christian University

Scholarship Recommendation Form (for all scholarships)

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Nicole Bell, TABPHE Scholarship Chair


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