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Investment in Education

Over the years, the branch has invested in education by creating an education center for youth and adults, engaged in adult literacy programs at local libraries and providing financial support to school programs and other like organizations. 

Brooklyn Branch College Scholarship

The branch offers financial support to college-bound high school seniors.  Over 100 students have benefited from our scholarship program.   The scholarship is open to high school seniors, who reside in Brooklyn, and are pursuing a Bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university.   


Once selected, we follow our awardees as they matriculate through college, offering a recurring scholarship as funds allow,   

2024-2025 Scholarship Application

You can increase our impact by supporting our events or by making a donation via our  "Donate" link.


Fall 2019

Zeinabou Abdou - Lehman College

Amanda Bent - Penn State

Nia Beasley - John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Kiera May - SUNY Plattsburgh

Fall 2020

Jaryee Cooper - University of Bridgeport

Fall 2021

Briana Goding - City College 

Claudia Joe - Howard University

Leonora McLean - Howard University

Fall 2022

Kwazia Flowers - Clark Atlanta University

Destinee Marcion - School of Visual Arts

Amia McDonald - DePauw University

Madison Smith - Temple University



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