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Brandon Hendricks Scholarship Fund

Participants need to be Bronx students entering their freshman year of college. We will choose ten students and will award $5,000 to each winner to help them excel in their studies. (This is a competitive scholarship. BRI has put together a committee who will review the applications. The last two questions are essay questions, please answer accordingly)

About Brandon:
Brandon Hendricks Ellison was an amazing young man. His life was cut short by senseless gun violence on June 29 of 2020. He died one week before his 18th birthday and 2 days after graduating from Metropolitan Soundview HS in the James Monroe Educational Complex.

Brandon was an awesome son to his mother Eve Hendricks. He was a gifted basketball player. He was captain of the James Monroe Basketball team for his last two years of high school. He demonstrated excellent leadership skills. Brandon wore the number 5 jersey for James Monroe Basketball. The hashtag “live like 5” has come to exemplify the amazing qualities that Brandon exhibited while on this earth. He was a humble, and funny young man who was loved and respected by all. Brandon also excelled in the classroom. He was preparing to attend college to continue pursuing his dream of playing basketball professionally. He was planning to study Phys Ed, Physical Therapy or Sports Management. Brandon did everything right. He was a great son, an outstanding student and a fantastic basketball player. He was humble, supportive, respectful and ambitious. This scholarship has been established to continue Brandon’s legacy and to support deserving students in NYC who exemplifies the qualities that Brandon exhibited. We are excited to support you on your journey.

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* 1. Full Name

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* 2. Full Address (Street, City, Zip)

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* 3. Students Email Address

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* 4. High School Graduated From

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* 5. GPA

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* 6. Prospective School

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* 7. Major (projected)

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* 8. List of Hobbies/Special Interest

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* 9. List of organizations or affiliations

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* 10. What High school did Brandon Graduate from?

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* 11. What number Jersey did Brandon wear?

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* 12. What was Brandon planning on studying in College? 

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* 13. What was Brandon's Mothers name? 

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* 14. How did Brandon pass away?

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* 15. The following essay questions provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, experiences, and any other traits and abilities that are considered relevant to your educational goals and long-term career objectives.                                       

Please describe your long term goals post undergrad?

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* 16. Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? You may also use this essay to provide further explanation of employment gaps, test scores, etc. (This needs to be in essay form)

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