Hood Love Scholarship

HOOD LOVE is a scholarship program from La Roxay Productions and a gift of abundance to a young person in Roxana’s Community. Senior year was one of the hardest years of Roxana’s high school journey. HOOD LOVE believes students deserve to feel supported and cared for by their village.

2021 Scholarship

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be Senior at Highline High School (whether graduating or not)
  • Identify as a student of color (Black, African, Indigenous, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, Asian, Latinx, Middle Eastern)

TIMELINE:

  • Application opens: November 15th
  • Application closes: December 17th at 11:59pm
  • Recipient’s notified: week of December 27th
  • HOOD LOVE celebration: week of January 10th
  • *please note that proof of vaccination or negative COVID test 72 hours before the dinner is required*

IF SELECTED, 2 RECIPIENTS WILL RECEIVE, EACH:

  • $1,000 check
  •  A gift basket with over $500 worth of gifts from small Black, Indigenous, People of Color owned businesses
  •  A portrait photoshoot
  • A celebration dinner (this include 2 invitations for people in your village)
  • The option to receive mentorship from Roxana of La Roxay Productions
  • …and any other future opportunities with the HOOD LOVE program

WHAT CAN THE FUNDS BE USED FOR?

These funds can be used for anything students may need them for: bills, car insurance, school swag, taking their mama out to dinner, anything that will support them through their senior year of high school!

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

The application will ask for some demographic information and to answer the following questions: What are the dreams/visions you have for your Hood? and What brings you joy? You can upload: documents, images, collages, art, essays, videos, etc. They must be your original work. If you are submitting videos, they should be 3 minutes or less and essays need not exceed 2 pages. Please ensure your answers are detailed, thoughtful and creative and that all submitted work has your name on it. 

If you have any additional questions please use the contact form on this website.