Higher Education as the
Normal Next Step!

Commitment to Higher Education

2/4 Year College | Trade School | Career Readiness | Adult Continuing Education

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Makeda Nunnally, President
Junior, Clark Atlanta University
Major: Social Work & Criminal Justice
Emani Wilson, Vice President
Junior, The College of New Jersey
Major:Political Science/Minor:Social Justice
Tione Campbell Jr., Treasurer
Junior, Mercer County Community College
Major: Communication, New Media
Nabia Evans, Secretary
Junior, University of Eastern Maryland Shore
Major: Exercise Science Minor Psychology

Pathways to Student Success

Pathways to Student Success follows our #IAMTHECHANGE Scholarship Award Winners through their educational career. We provide them with ongoing financial, academic and social-emotional support to increase the probability of matriculating through their college career.

During our four years of support, it is our aim to place each scholar in a paid internship to ensure that they are afforded the opportunity to gain the experience and skills that they need throughout their educational aspirations to help maximize their potential, prepare them for career readiness, and become lifelong learners.

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The Smith Family Foundation of New Jersey is committed to supporting Higher Education as a Normal Next Step for youth. The staff and trustees of the Smith Family Foundation NJ welcomes applications from high school seniors who are determined to be the change they want to see in their communities.

Successful applicants will be making the transition into a 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade school, have performed a minimum of 10 hours of community service, and agree to participate in our leadership development program: Pathways to Student Success, for the duration of their academic career.

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