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Delta Community Credit Union HBCU Scholarship

"Education is the key to success," and V-103 and Delta Community Credit Union want to help you succeed.

In 2021, Delta Community will award $10,000 in scholarships to select students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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About Delta Community

Delta Community Credit Union is committed to improving the financial lives of its members. Programs like the HBCU Scholarship and our annual Delta Community Scholarship were created to help members with early financial milestones like going to college. Additionally, we are proud to offer products like free Savings and Checking Accounts to meet your financial needs during this important time of your life.

Learn more about Delta Community Credit Union or open an account online.

How to Enter

To enter, visit V-103's website to submit a 250 word (or less) nomination for a deserving student that attends, or plans to attend, a Georgia HBCU telling us why the student deserves or needs this scholarship. You may also nominate yourself. Submissions must be received by 12:00 p.m. on October 29, 2021.

For other scholarship opportunities at Delta Community, please visit our Scholarships page.


Each quarter, a scholarship for $2,500 will be awarded to one student. Scholarships will be awarded in March, June, September and November 2021.

Who's Eligible

  • Current undergraduate students at any of Georgia's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Graduating high school seniors who have received an official acceptance letter to a Georgia HBCU

Winner Selection

Delta Community Credit Union will select one winner each quarter from among the most compelling submissions. Winners will be chosen after the contest period ends. Winners will be contacted by a representative from Delta Community and announced by V-103 on-air within 7 days after each contest period.

Congratulations to our HBCU Scholarship Award Winners

2021 Third Quarter Scholar

The third recipient of our 2021 HBCU Scholarship is Leslie Cox, a junior at Spelman College. Leslie is pursuing a degree in Political Science, with a minor in Public Health, and plans to pursue Civil Rights Law. In addition to excelling academically, she is very active on her campus and committed to serving her community. She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and participates in Spelman’s Student Success Peer Lead Program, where she serves as a student advisor and hosts study sessions and academic support groups for freshman. As a member of SpelREADS, she helps elementary school students improve their reading comprehension. Leslie is also involved in Spelman’s NAACP Chapter and helps execute voter education and outreach initiatives.

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Winner Leslie Cox pictured with her mom Chanell, her dad Tyrone and Delta Community CEO Hank Halter during the virtual presentation.

2021 Second Quarter Scholar

The second recipient of our 2021 HBCU Scholarship is Erin Foster, a sophomore at Spleman College. Erin is an exceptional scholar, pursuing a degree in Political Science with aspirations to become a judge. She has maintained high grades as a member of the Dean’s List, all while serving as the Vice President of the Sophomore Class Council. Erin is very involved in her community and has volunteered as a dance instructor with the I Am Arts Community Partnership, supported the educational development of children in underserved communities by creating flashcards for Jumpstart for Young Children, and helped assemble and pack meals for children in the Smart Kid Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program. In addition, she volunteered with the Village Tutorial and Enrichment Program and created STEAM activity kits for elementary students in the afterschool program.

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Winner Erin Foster pictured with her mom Glennis, V-103’s Ramona DeBreaux and Delta Community CEO Hank Halter during the virtual presentation.

2021 First Quarter Scholar

The first recipient of our 2021 HBCU Scholarship is Giana Levy, a senior at Clark Atlanta University. Giana is an outstanding scholar, pursuing a degree in Mass Media Arts with a concentration in Journalism. She has maintained a 3.9 GPA while being very active in student and community affairs. In addition to being a Dean’s List recipient and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, she also serves as the current vice president for Clark Atlanta’s chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. While serving in this organization, she has implemented career workshops and mentorship programs, as well as organized numerous speaking engagements with Black media professionals for the organization’s members. Giana is passionate about advocating for others and is a Quarterman-Keller Scholar in Spelman College’s Social Justice Program. When not serving on campus, Giana is active in her community and spends her time volunteering at women’s clinics and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Winner Giana Levy pictured with her parents Gerrilyn and Mark, V-103’s Ramona DeBreaux and Delta Community CEO Hank Halter during the virtual presentation.