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[PRESS RELEASE] The Aiken Foundation Student Access Fund

Updated: Oct 6, 2021


Thursday, April 29, 2021

Media Contact:

Antwan G. Aiken, LCSW, MPA

CEO/ Co-Founder

The Aiken Foundation

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Morris Brown College, HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - The Aiken Foundation, an IRS tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Public Charity Nonprofit Organization, is pleased to announce the creation of The Aiken Foundation Student Access Fund, which is created to provide financial assistance to minority students with demonstrated financial need pursuing post-secondary education. The first educational institution that will benefit from this scholarship fund in the amount of $1,000.00 for the Fall 2021 semester is Morris Brown College, located at 643 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314.

After 20 years of non-accreditation, Morris Brown College, the 140-year-old HBCU founded by slaves in 1881, regained some accreditation as Candidate Status as a Category II institution on April 13, 2021, by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TACCS).

Morris Brown College will award two $500.00 scholarships to two minority undergraduate students. The college will be responsible for the selection process.

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The Aiken Foundation is missioned “to support and invest in local minority and marginalized communities through the allocation and development of varied resources.”

For any questions about the content of this press release or The Aiken Foundation in general, please reach out to the media contact.


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