Proud to Announce

Nehemiah Economic Development, Inc.'s 2017 Merit Scholarship Recipients

1. Rae-Ann Clarke (Brownsville)

2. Tobi Akinlosotu (Brownsville)

3. Britanna Nelson (East New York)

4. Malik Eason (East New York)

5. Britney Tasher (Brownsville)

6. Thomas Heslop (Brownsville)

7. Matthew McGill (East New York)

8. Kyra-Lee Harry (East New York)

9. Hammisha Brooks (Brownsville)

10. Lynel Johnson (East New York)

More info about our 2018 Merit Scholarship will be released in January of 2018

First Annual Award Ceremony

First Annual Award Ceremony

First Annual Award Ceremony 

First Annual Award Ceremony 

 List of Eligible NYCHA Public Housing Developments Below.

 List of Eligible NYCHA Public Housing Developments Below.

Proud to Announce

The Inaugural Class of Kofi Hormeku Scholarship Recipients

1. Marianna Cole- NYC College of Technology- Unity Plaza

2. Vanisha Cosby-Billups- John Jay College of Criminal Justice- Breukelen Houses

3. Sabiha Khawja- John Jay College of Criminal Justice- Breukelen Houses

4. Yanisleidy Lewis Magan- Brooklyn College- Van Dyke Houses

5. Diane Simmons- Kingsborough Community College- Brownsville Houses

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Scholarship Criteria

1) Be an authorized NYCHA resident
2) Be a sophomore, junior or senior student enrolled full-time in a CUNY Associate or Baccalaureate degree program
3) Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
4) Submit a 500-word essay
Essay Question: NYCHA and CUNY, as public institutions, are committed to helping low-income New Yorkers realize their full potential through higher education. As a member of both communities, we invite you to write an essay that describes how being a resident of public housing AND attending a CUNY college is helping you to achieve your professional goals.

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