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Anika James Scholarship for Students of Color

The main purpose of this scholarship is to promote educational opportunities for students of color who are pursuing a 4-year college degree.  Applicants must be seeking to give back to the community through their service and must demonstrate financial need.  Criteria:  Must be attending college (freshmen, including high school seniors accepted to college; sophomores; or juniors)Must be seeking to give back to the community (with current and future plans for community...

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The Anika James Library and Centers for Learning at Lide in Haiti

The Anika James Foundation is supporting Lide in Haiti through a grant that will provide Centers for Learning offering subject specific tutoring, a text-book library, workshops in learning skills, and opportunities for older youth to support the learning of younger members of their community through the service of tutoring and mentoring. The Lidè Foundation promotes educational initiatives for adolescent girls and women who have been denied equal access to quality education. Founded by actor...

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The Emerging Artists Grant At Durham Arts Council

The Anika James Foundation is partnering with the Durham Arts Council to provide a grant to an emerging artist who focuses on the performing arts. The Emerging Artists Program (EAP) is a project grant program at the Durham Arts Council in Durham, North Carolina. The program provides financial support to developing or established professionals by funding a project pivotal to the advancement of their careers as artists. While the grants to individual artists have always been relatively modest,...

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