Meet Rissa

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Founder's Scholarship For Students Studying Business

Scholarship Amount: $1,000USD

Application Deadline: May 15th, 2016


-Must be a Jamaican National

-Must have graduated from a Jamaican high school

-Must be currently enrolled in a Jamaican college or university

-Must be currently pursuing a degree in business or a business related field

​-Must be in financial need

Rissa, Founder & Executive Director of the Grace Scholarship Fund, was born and raised in New York City to Jamaican parents.  Over the years she has ardently worked to eliminate the socio-economic gaps that prohibit many children from attaining a quality education.

A decorated business woman and die-hard philanthropist, Rissa is donating this scholarship to students in financial need that are currently studying business at a higher education institution.  

Rissa Lawrence has an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from The Harvard Business School.  To learn more about Rissa and The Grace Scholarship Fund, click here.

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