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The
Marcus Marquis Payne
Scholarship Fund

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2024 College Scholarship Application

Please submit one Application per Student

College Student will be Attending 2024-2025 School Year

Required Documents

  • The Marcus Marquis Payne Scholarship Application

  • Written proof of student’s enrollment in the program for which a scholarship is sought. Proof of enrollment must be sent directly to What Would Marcus Do from the college or university at which the applicant plans to use the scholarship, and generally takes the form of a letter from the registrar’s office. Instructions for submission of proof of enrollment will be provided to successful applicants. If documentation is not submitted before the deadline, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn 

    • Proof of enrollment must document the following:

      • Student enrollment status must be included:

      • Undergraduate—full time

      • Graduate—full time or at least half time.

      • Program of study must be identified.

  • Valid State, Drivers License or Student (Picture) ID

  • Proof of Residency

  • Current Report Card or Transcript verified by West High School’s Guidance Counselor

  • 2 Letters of Reference from a combination of Educators, Employers, Mentors, Faith Based Organizations, or a Hilltop Non-profit Organization. 

  • Short Essay 

  • Transcript Verification Authorization

  • Columbus State Community College or The Ohio State University Authorization 

IF YOUR FILES ARE TOO BIG TO UPLOAD PLEASE EMAIL TO INFO@WWMD614.ORG

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Thank you for applying for The Marcus Marquis Payne Scholarship Fund. 

Scholarship Award Winners will be notified by May 31, 2024

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