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 2023, Delta Community will award $20,000 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 our members' needs during this important time in their lives.

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

How to Enter

Visit V-103's website to submit a 250 word nomination for a deserving student that attends, or plans to attend, one of the nation's HBCUs telling us why the student deserves or needs this scholarship. You may also nominate yourself! Submissions must be recieved by 12:00 p.m. on October 31, 2023. 

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


Twice a year, a scholarship for $5,000 will be awarded to two students. Scholarships will be awarded in May and November 2023. 

Who's Eligible

  • Current undergraduate students at any of the nation's HBCUs
  • Graduating high school seniors who have received an official acceptance letter to an HBCU
  • Students must be Georgia residents

Winner Selection

Delta Community Credit Union will select two winners each entry period from among the most compelling submissions. Winners will be chosen after the contest period ends and will be contacted by a representative from Delta Community. Winners will be announced by V-103 on-air after each contest period.

Congratulations to our HBCU Scholarship Award Winners

2023 Scholar

Isaiah Cox is a rising junior studying pharmacy at Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Florida. He is already licensed in the state of Georgia as a pharmacy technician, and his significant academic achievements include membership of the Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Societies. Since his freshman year at FAMU he has maintained a 3.5 grade point average. To supplement his academic studies with additional experience, in 2022, Isaiah completed the program at the Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute, and he will be interning at Northwest Medical Center Houghton in Tucson, Arizona, during the summer of 2023. His many extracurricular activities include holding leadership positions both with Progressive Black Men, Inc., a community service organization, and with the FAMU chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Over the last year he also completed more than 300 hours of community service as a chemistry and math tutor, elementary school mentor, and community service worker with a local homeless shelter. Isaiah is from Stone Mountain, Georgia.


2023 HBCU Winner Isaiah Cox

2023 Scholar

Sydney Redmond will be a 2023 freshman at the North Carolina A&T Honors College where she will major in health sciences. Her career ambition is to become a dentist providing dental services to underserved communities. This year she was a Healthcare Pathway student ranked in the top 10% of her graduating class at Heritage High School with a 3.93 GPA. Her academic honors and activities include membership in the National Honor Society and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America; she was also a writer and reporter for her high school’s yearbook. In addition to her school involvement, Sydney has worked at Publix® for two years. Her extracurricular activities include serving on the Make-A-Wish® GA Youth Leadership Council, where she helps plan and lead fundraising activities to raise money for granting wishes to critically ill children. Since middle school, Sydney has logged between 50-75 community service hours volunteering for Med Share, participating in park cleanups, supporting the State of Georgia’s Adopt-A-Highway program, contributing to letter-writing campaigns for nursing home residents, and helping build Habitat for Humanity® homes. Sydney is also a member of INROADS®, which has programs to advance diverse youth in corporate America.

2023 HBCU Winner Sydney Redmond