Center for Ideas Scholarships

The Center for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Social Change (IDEAS) has 2 scholarships available for BIPOC students for the 2021-2022 academic year; we encourage you to apply!

 The Rashad G. Richardson “I Can Achieve” Memorial Scholarship ($3,000.00) is intended to recognize the leadership of a BIPOC student at Ithaca College.  The ideal candidate will have made significant contributions toward improving the quality of life for

  • BIPOC youth in the Tompkins County community, or
  • BIPOC youth in their local community or
  • through a national organization dedicated to supporting BIPOC youth during the pandemic.  

The African-Latino Society (ALS) Memorial Scholarship ($1,200.00) is awarded to a student of color at Ithaca College who has made significant contributions to Ithaca College campus.  This scholarship aims to honor a student who has worked to influence and promote the academic, political, social, economic, and cultural welfare of BIPOC students at IC and the greater Tompkins County community (or their local community).

Click HEREto apply. Submissions should be received before Monday, March 15, 2021, 12:00pm

Only undergraduate students returning for the 2021-2022 academic year as full-time undergraduate students are eligible. Any questions about financial aid packaging should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services.

All additional questions should be directed to the Center for IDEAS by emailing

We look forward to reviewing your submissions!